Common misspellings for distinction:
Definition of distinction:
- The act of separating or distinguishing; a note or mark of difference; the distinguishing quality; difference regarded; discrimination; judgment; division; elevation of rank or of character; that which confers eminence of superiority; office, rank, or public favour.
- Difference made by which one thing is known from another; separation into parts; division; mark of difference or superiority; elevation of rank or character; eminence.
Usage examples for distinction
But Albert had no cabinet, nor did he try causes; he had never been to the Palais de Justice, and he thought of nothing but enjoying himself; it is plain, therefore, that he was wealthy, or that his parents were,- which is not altogether the same thing, although young men sometimes overlook the distinction. San-Cravate; or, The Messengers; Little Streams by Charles Paul de Kock
It is extraordinary how little this distinction is understood. Flags: Some Account of their History and Uses. by Andrew Macgeorge