Contrasting vs Distinctive - What's the difference?

contrasting | distinctive |


As adjectives the difference between contrasting and distinctive

is that contrasting is set in opposition to, showing the differences between while distinctive is that serves to distinguish between things.

As a verb contrasting

is .

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

contrasting

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Set in opposition to, showing the differences between.
  • George W. Bush and John Kerry had contrasting debating styles.

    Verb

    (head)
  • distinctive

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • that serves to distinguish between things
  • that is characteristic or typical of something