Distinguished and Renowned


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Distinguished adjective – Standing above others in rank, importance, or achievement.
Usage example: a distinguished astronomer who is widely respected in the field

Renowned is a synonym for distinguished in eminent topic. In some cases you can use "Renowned" instead an adjective "Distinguished", when it comes to topics like famous, knowledge, important, celebrated. popular alternative
Nearby Words: distinguishing, distinguishable
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Renowned adjective – Widely known.
Usage example: the renowned painter, sculptor, architect, and engineer, Leonardo da Vinci

Distinguished is a synonym for renowned in famous topic. You can use "Distinguished" instead an adjective "Renowned", if it concerns topics such as characteristic, knowledge, important, celebrated. popular alternative
Nearby Word: renown
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Things that words describes

hero distinguished hero renowned hero
scholar distinguished scholar renowned scholar
critic distinguished critic renowned critic
officer distinguished officer renowned officer
Other nouns: warrior, singer, actor, professor, scientist, hunter, surgeon.

Both words in one sentence

  • Cultured Badass Apart from serving as a distinguished military commander, Mattis was renowned for being a very studious gentleman, with a personal library of over 7,000 volumes; he even produced required reading lists for Marines under his command.
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