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Meaning of DISTINCTNESS

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the quality of being sharp and clear
  2. [n]  the quality of being not alike; being distinct or different from that otherwise experienced or known
  3. [n]  the state of being several and distinct
 

DISTINCTNESS is a 12 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: discreteness, otherness, separateness, separateness, severalty, sharpness
 
 Antonyms: blurriness, fogginess, fuzziness, indistinctness
 
 See Also: clarity, clearness, definition, difference, discernability, focus, legibility, separation, uncloudedness

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Dis*tinct"ness\, n.
1. The quality or state of being distinct; a separation or
   difference that prevents confusion of parts or things.

         The soul's . . . distinctness from the body.
                                               --Cudworth.

2. Nice discrimination; hence, clearness; precision; as, he
   stated his arguments with great distinctness.

Syn: Plainness; clearness; precision; perspicuity.

 

 

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