Distinguished and Leading


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Distinguished adjective – Having or showing a formal and serious or reserved manner.
Leading is a synonym for distinguished. In some cases you can use "Leading" instead an adjective "Distinguished".
Nearby Words: distinguishing, distinguishable
Synonyms for Distinguished


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Leading adjective – Coming before all others in importance.
Usage example: they are the leading suppliers of processed meat in the country

Distinguished is a synonym for leading in characteristic topic. Sometimes you can use "Distinguished" instead an adjective "Leading".
Nearby Words: lead, leader, leadership, leaded
Synonyms for Leading

Things that words describes

hero distinguished hero leading hero
man distinguished man leading man
member distinguished member leading member
men distinguished men leading men
Other nouns: family, status, career, characters, actor, scientist, soldiers, factions.

Both words in one sentence

  • I can remember vividly discussing Worlds in Collision with a distinguished professor of Semitics at a leading university.
    Source: Dan Browned
  • Wolseley had a distinguished military career and was a leading advocate for army reform.
  • The Neidermeyer Cardigan's wartime leadership of the Light Cavalry Brigade wasn't especially distinguished, leading them on a pointless reconnaissance that achieved little but exhausting the men and losing valuable horses.
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Leading and Distinguished. (2016). Retrieved 2021, January 26, from https://thesaurus.plus/related/distinguished/leading
Distinguished & Leading. N.p., 2016. Web. 26 Jan. 2021. <https://thesaurus.plus/related/distinguished/leading>.
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