Distinction and Excellence


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Distinction noun – Exceptionally high quality.
Usage example: a shop selling native handicrafts of distinction

Excellence is a synonym for distinction in merit topic. In some cases you can use "Excellence" instead a noun "Distinction", when it comes to topics like honour, quality, good, prominence. popular alternative
Nearby Words: distinct, distinctive, distinctly, distinctively, distinctness
Synonyms for Distinction


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Excellence noun – Exceptionally high quality.
Usage example: the annual awards honor excellence in children's literature

Distinction is a synonym for excellence in quality topic. You can use "Distinction" instead a noun "Excellence", if it concerns topics such as good, brilliance, superiority, illustriousness. popular alternative
Nearby Words: excellent, excellently, excellency, excelling
Synonyms for Excellence

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human human distinction human excellence
actual actual distinction actual excellence
hard hard distinction hard excellence
subtle subtle distinction subtle excellence
Other adjectives: academic.
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