distinguishing

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Verb[edit]

distinguishing

  1. present participle of distinguish

Adjective[edit]

distinguishing (comparative more distinguishing, superlative most distinguishing)

  1. That serves to distinguish.

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Noun[edit]

distinguishing (plural distinguishings)

  1. The act by which something is distinguished or told apart.
    • 2012, R. R. Cox, Schutz’s Theory of Relevance: A Phenomenological Critique (page 49)
      There are not only these identifyings going on, but also there are distinguishings. For just as in the example above there are identifications of the various extents, there are distinguishings of these extents.