Usage examples for distinction

  1. The object of making the mark is merely distinction.  A System Of Logic, Ratiocinative And Inductive (Vol. 1 of 2) by John Stuart Mill
  2. 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
  3. It is extraordinary how little this distinction is understood.  Flags: Some Account of their History and Uses. by Andrew Macgeorge
  4. It is as necessary to make a distinction between the active- transitive and the active- intransitive verb, as between the active and the passive.  The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown