HyperDic: distinctness

English > 3 senses of the word distinctness:
NOUNattributedistinctness, sharpnessthe quality of being sharp and clear
statedistinctness, discreteness, separateness, severaltythe state of being several and distinct
attributedistinctness, otherness, separatenessthe quality of being not alike
English > distinctness: 3 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningThe quality of being sharp and clear.
Synonymsharpness
NarrowerdefinitionClarity of outline
discernability, legibilitydistinctness that makes perception easy
focusmaximum clarity or distinctness of an image rendered by an optical system
Broaderclearness, clarity, uncloudednessThe quality of clear water
Oppositeindistinctness, softness, blurriness, fogginess, fuzzinessThe quality of being indistinct and without sharp outlines
Spanishnitidez
Catalannitidesa
Adjectivesdistincteasy to perceive / perceive
distinctclearly / clearly / clearly or sharply defined to the mind
distinctrecognizable
English > distinctness: 3 senses > noun 2, state
MeaningThe state of being several and distinct.
Synonymsdiscreteness, separateness, severalty
BroaderseparationThe state of lacking unity
Spanishdistinción
Catalandistinció
Adjectivesdistinctconstituting / constituting a separate entity or part
English > distinctness: 3 senses > noun 3, attribute
MeaningThe quality of being not alike; being distinct or different from that otherwise experienced or known.
Synonymsotherness, separateness
Attributesothernot the same one or ones already mentioned or implied
BroaderdifferenceThe quality of being unlike or dissimilar
Spanishalteridad, otredad
Catalanalteritat
Adjectivesdistinct(often followed by 'from') not alike

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