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Definition of "distinctness" [dis•tinct•ness]

  • The property or degree of being distinct. (noun)

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Use "distinctness" in a sentence
  • "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."
  • "Pathfinder_ and T.oreau; the scent of the soil, once again, in rain and in shine, is it not conveyed to us with an astonishing distinctness, that is the product of a literary endowment of the rarest order, by such writers as Izaak Walton and Robert Burns, and among recent writers in varying degrees by Richard Jefferies and by Barnes, by T. E."