Synonyms of distinction in English:

distinction


See definition of distinction

noun

1‘the distinction between academic and vocational qualifications’

SYNONYMS

difference, contrast, dissimilarity, dissimilitude, divergence, variance, variation

division, separation, differentiation, contradistinction, discrimination, segregation, dividing line, gulf, gap, chasm

ANTONYMS

similarity

2‘a painter of distinction’

SYNONYMS

importance, significance, note, consequence, account

renown, fame, celebrity, prominence, eminence, pre-eminence, repute, reputation, honour, prestige, status, high standing, illustriousness, name, mark, rank

merit, worth, greatness, excellence, glory, quality, superiority

ANTONYMS

mediocrity

3‘he had served with distinction in the Great War’

SYNONYMS

honour, credit, excellence, merit