distinguishing adj : serving to distinguish or identify a species or group; "the distinguishing mark of the species is its plumage"; "distinctive tribal tattoos"; "we were asked to describe any identifying marks or distinguishing features" [syn: distinctive, identifying(a)]
- present participle of distinguish
- That serves to distinguish.
that serves to distinguish
- Czech: rozlišující
accurate, appreciative, characteristic, characterizing, contrastive, critical, delicate, diacritical, diagnostic, differencing, differential, differentiative, discriminate, discriminating, discriminative, distinctive, exact, exemplary, fastidious, fine, idiosyncratic, individualizing, individuating, natural, naturalistic, nice, normal, peculiar, personalizing, precise, quintessential, realistic, refined, regular, sample, selective, sensitive, separative, subtle, tactful, true to form, true to type, typal, typic, typical, usual