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dis·tinct

 (dĭ-stĭngkt′)
adj.
1. Readily distinguishable from all others; discrete: on two distinct occasions.
2. Easily perceived by the senses: a distinct flavor.
3. Clearly defined; unquestionable: at a distinct disadvantage.

[Middle English, past participle of distincten, to distinguish, discern, from Old French destincter, from Latin distīnctus, past participle of distinguere, to distinguish; see distinguish.]

dis·tinct′ly adv.
dis·tinct′ness n.
Synonyms: distinct, discrete, separate, several
These adjectives mean distinguished from others in nature or qualities: six distinct colors; a company with six discrete divisions; a problem with two separate issues; executed several steps of the process. See Also Synonyms at apparent.
Usage Note: A thing is distinct if it is sharply distinguished from other things; a property or attribute is distinctive if it enables us to distinguish one thing from another. There are two distinct colors on the face of the Canada goose means that the two colors are clearly different from each other, while There are two distinctive colors on the face of the Canada goose means that the two colors are different from colors found on the faces of other birds, and the Canada goose may be identified by these two colors.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.distinctly - clear to the mind; with distinct mental discernment; "it's distinctly possible"; "I could clearly see myself in his situation"
2.distinctly - in a distinct and distinguishable manner; "the subtleties of this distinctly British occasion"
3.distinctly - to a distinct degree; "urbanization in Spain is distinctly correlated with a fall in reproductive rate"

distinctly

adverb
2. clearly, plainly, precisely 'If I may speak, gentlemen,' he said distinctly.
Translations
بِصورَةٍ واضِحَه
jasnězřetelně
klart
greinilega
natančnorazločno
belirgin şekilde

distinctly

[dɪsˈtɪŋktlɪ] ADV
1. (= clearly) [see, hear, remember] → claramente, perfectamente; [promise] → definitivamente; [prefer] → claramente
I distinctly remember locking the doorrecuerdo claramente or perfectamente haber cerrado la puerta
he speaks very distinctlyhabla con mucha claridad
2. (= very) [odd] → verdaderamente; [uncomfortable, nervous] → realmente; [better] → marcadamente
his was a distinctly unhappy childhoodsu infancia fue verdaderamente desdichada
she was distinctly unhappy about the new arrangementsestaba realmente or muy descontenta con los nuevos planes
it was distinctly cold outsidefuera hacía verdadero or mucho frío
it is distinctly awkwardes realmente difícil
he is distinctly lacking in imaginationcarece totalmente de imaginación
his work has a distinctly modern flavoursu trabajo tiene un inconfundible sabor a moderno
it is distinctly possible thatbien podría ser que ... + subjun

distinctly

[dɪˈstɪŋktli] adv
(= clearly) [see, hear] → distinctement; [remember] → clairement
(= decidedly) [uncomfortable, uneasy, nervous] → vraiment; [specify] → expressément

distinctly

adv
(= clearly) remember, hear, see, speakdeutlich
(= decidedly) different, betterentschieden, eindeutig; American, English, modernausgeprägt; odd, uncomfortable, uneasy, nervousausgesprochen; limited, cool, unhappyeindeutig; possibledurchaus; he is distinctly lacking in imaginationihm mangelt es eindeutig an Fantasie

distinctly

[dɪsˈtɪŋktlɪ] adv (see, hear) → distintamente; (promise, remember) → chiaramente; (prefer) → nettamente; (better, odd) → decisamente

distinct

(diˈstiŋkt) adjective
1. easily seen, heard or noticed. There are distinct differences between the two; Her voice is very distinct.
2. separate or different. Those two birds are quite distinct – you couldn't confuse them.
diˈstinctly adverb
He pronounces his words very distinctly; I distinctly heard him tell you to wait!
diˈstinctness noun
diˈstinction (-ʃən) noun
1. (the making of) a difference. He makes no distinction between male and female employees with regard to pay.
2. a grade awarded that indicates outstanding ability or achievement. She passed her exams with distinction.
diˈstinctive (-tiv) adjective
different and easily identified. I recognized her from a long way off – she has a very distinctive walk!
diˈstinctively adverb
References in classic literature ?
I remember how my head swayed with the seas, and the horizon with the sail above it danced up and down; but I also remember as distinctly that I had a persuasion that I was dead, and that I thought what a jest it was that they should come too late by such a little to catch me in my body.
I have tried to expose to the view of the public more distinctly than is commonly done, one of the characters of the recent past.
Not only is my client in no way responsible for the loss, but he distinctly foreshadowed the very thing that caused it.
This fellow Worth has got hold of some system of concentric lenses, with extraordinary reflectors which enable him to see distinctly at least thirty feet under water.
When I had somewhat recovered from the dazing effect of the transition from uproar to silence, my first impulse was to reopen the door which I had closed, and from the knob of which I was not conscious of having removed my hand; I felt it distinctly, still in the clasp of my fingers.
She was distinctly conscious now of the birth of a new feeling of love for the future child, for her to some extent actually existing already, and she brooded blissfully over this feeling.
Deemer would have said if he had been there--the other side pushing its advantage to the extreme and making the supposititious testimony distinctly damaging to the interests of its proponents.
It seems to be distinctly earlier than the "Theogony", which refers to it, apparently, as a poem already renowned.
Daily He announces more distinctly,--'Surely I come quickly
No little Gradgrind had ever seen a face in the moon; it was up in the moon before it could speak distinctly.
The Departure is distinctly a ceremony of navigation.
Yet the ear, it fully knows, By the twanging And the clanging, How the danger ebbs and flows; Yet, the ear distinctly tells, In the jangling And the wrangling, How the danger sinks and swells, By the sinking or the swelling in the anger of the bells - Of the bells - Of the bells, bells, bells, bells, Bells, bells, bells - In the clamour and the clangour of the bells!