Prominent vs Distinctive - What's the difference?

prominent | distinctive |


As adjectives the difference between prominent and distinctive

is that prominent is standing out, or projecting; jutting; protuberant while distinctive is that serves to distinguish between things.

prominent

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Standing out, or projecting; jutting; protuberant.
  • Likely to attract attention from its size or position; conspicuous.
  • Eminent; distinguished above others.
  • Synonyms

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    Derived terms

    * prominently

    See also

    * imminent * eminent

    distinctive

    English

    Adjective

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