Distinguished vs Transcendent - What's the difference?

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Distinguished is a synonym of transcendent.


As adjectives the difference between distinguished and transcendent

is that distinguished is celebrated, well-known or eminent because of past achievements; prestigious while transcendent is surpassing usual limits.

As a verb distinguished

is (distinguish).

As a noun transcendent is

that which surpasses or is supereminent; something excellent.

distinguished

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • celebrated, well-known or eminent because of past achievements; prestigious
  • The lecture was attended by many distinguished mathematicians.
  • Having a dignified appearance or demeanor
  • Her father was a distinguished gentleman, albeit a poor one.
  • (mathematics) Specified, noted.
  • Let ''X'' be a topological space with a distinguished point ''p''.

    Verb

    (head)
  • (distinguish)
  • transcendent

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • surpassing usual limits
  • beyond the range of usual perception
  • free from constraints of the material world
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • That which surpasses or is supereminent; something excellent.
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