Distinct and Vague


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Distinct adjective – Not subject to misinterpretation or more than one interpretation.
Usage example: a person with a distinct Scottish accent

Vague is an antonym for distinct in topics: definite, apparent, different.
Nearby Words: distinction, distinctive, distinctly, distinctively, distinctness
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Vague adjective – Not expressed in precise terms.
Usage example: gave as vague a reply as he could, hoping not to give away the surprise

Distinct is an antonym for vague in not definite or clear topic.
Nearby Words: vagueness, vaguely
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Things that words describes

feeling distinct feeling vague feeling
impression distinct impression vague impression
sense distinct sense vague sense
resemblance distinct resemblance vague resemblance
Other nouns: shape, personality, features, language, theme, accent.

Both words in one sentence

  • In The Devil's Advocate, the supposed "Floridians" merely attempted (badly) a vague southernish accent, rather than the actual, rather distinct, Florida Cracker accent that is so common in Gainesville, Florida.
  • Whether normal round-eared humans are distinct from Hylians as a species is vague at best, considered a separate race in The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past but not in The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess or The Legend of Zelda Oracle games.
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