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Definitions of distinction:
  • noun:   a distinguishing difference
    Example: "He learned the distinction between gold and lead"
  • noun:   a distinguishing quality
    Example: "It has the distinction of being the cheapest restaurant in town"
  • noun:   a discrimination between things as different and distinct
    Example: "It is necessary to make a distinction between love and infatuation"
  • noun:   high status importance owing to marked superiority

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