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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 ?
As in the city in the houses of prostitu- tion and with the rowdy boys running through the streets at night, so in Winesburg among its citizens he had always the power to be a part of and yet distinctly apart from the life about him.
I never tried to define it, but I was distinctly conscious of it.
The sound of approaching footsteps were now too distinctly audible to leave any doubts as to the nature of the interruption.
His character, indeed, might be traced all the way down, as distinctly as if the Colonel himself, a little diluted, had been gifted with a sort of intermittent immortality on earth.
Moonlight, in a familiar room, falling so white upon the carpet, and showing all its figures so distinctly -- making every object so minutely visible, yet so unlike a morning or noontide visibility -- is a medium the most suitable for a romance-writer to get acquainted with his illusive guests.
Let me say here distinctly, to have done with it, that this narrative, from an exact transcript of my own made much later, is what I shall presently give.
It was the whaleman who first broke through the jealous policy of the Spanish crown, touching those colonies; and, if space permitted, it might be distinctly shown how from those whalemen at last eventuated the liberation of Peru, Chili, and Bolivia from the yoke of Old Spain, and the establishment of the eternal democracy in those parts.
Stand by, men; he stirs, cried Starbuck, as the three lines suddenly vibrated in the water, distinctly conducting upwards to them, as by magnetic wires, the life and death throbs of the whale, so that every oarsman felt them in his seat.
Now, Sam, tell us distinctly how the matter was," said Mr.
I meet this American government, or its representative, the State government, directly, and face to face, once a year--no more--in the person of its tax-gatherer; this is the only mode in which a man situated as I am necessarily meets it; and it then says distinctly, Recognize me; and the simplest, the most effectual, and, in the present posture of affairs, the indispensablest mode of treating with it on this head, of expressing your little satisfaction with and love for it, is to deny it then.
We would fain take that walk, never yet taken by us through this actual world, which is perfectly symbolical of the path which we love to travel in the interior and ideal world; and sometimes, no doubt, we find it difficult to choose our direction, because it does not yet exist distinctly in our idea.
You see they had been a whole lifetime learning to appreciate the pillory; and to have that thing staring them in the face, and every one of them distinctly at the mercy of me, a stranger, if I chose to go and report -- well, it was awful, and they couldn't seem to recover from the shock, they couldn't seem to pull themselves together.