Distinct vs Disjoined - What's the difference?

distinct | disjoined | Synonyms |

Distinct is a synonym of disjoined.


As an adjective distinct

is capable of being perceived very clearly.

As a verb disjoined is

(disjoin).

distinct

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Capable of being perceived very clearly.
  • * {{quote-magazine, year=2013, month=July-August, author= Fenella Saunders
  • , title= Tiny Lenses See the Big Picture, magazine=(American Scientist) , passage=The single-imaging optic of the mammalian eye offers some distinct visual advantages. Such lenses can take in photons from a wide range of angles, increasing light sensitivity. They also have high spatial resolution, resolving incoming images in minute detail.}}
  • Different from one another (with the preferable adposition being "from").
  • * {{quote-book, year=1928, author=Lawrence R. Bourne, title=Well Tackled!
  • , chapter=13 citation , passage=“Yes, there are two distinct sets of footprints, both wearing rubber shoes—one I think ordinary plimsolls, the other goloshes,” replied the sergeant.}}
  • Noticeably different from others; distinctive.
  • Separate in place; not conjunct or united; with from .
  • * Clarendon
  • The intention was that the two armies which marched out together should afterward be distinct .
  • (obsolete) Distinguished; having the difference marked; separated by a visible sign; marked out; specified.
  • * Milton
  • Wherever thus created — for no place / Is yet distinct by name.
  • (obsolete) Marked; variegated.
  • * Spenser
  • The which [place] was dight / With divers flowers distinct with rare delight.

    Synonyms

    * prominent * separate * several (in dated sense)

    Antonyms

    * indistinct * (capable of being perceived very clearly) confusing * (different from one another) same

    disjoined

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (disjoin)

  • disjoin

    English

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To separate; to disunite.
  • * Milton
  • That marriage, therefore, God himself disjoins .
  • * Addison
  • Never let us lay down our arms against France, till we have utterly disjoined her from the Spanish monarchy.
  • * Pennant
  • Windmill Street consisted of disjoined houses.
  • To become separated.