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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The quality of being sharp and clear; The quality of being not alike;

Usage examples (32)
  • Like a man who is drowning, and close to death, he saw with surprising distinctness a kaleidoscopic view of his past life.
  • One, namely the distinctness of specific forms, and their not being blended together by innumerable transitional links, is a very obvious difficulty.
  • Her very words had a sort of distinctness which is sometimes produced by sharp, bodily pain.
  • They were outlined with that sharp, black distinctness which is seen when at night a fireman runs along the outer walls of a burning building. for more
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