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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