Definition of Sophistication in English :

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Sophistication meaning in English

Meaning of Sophistication in English

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1. edification, sophistication

uplifting enlightenment

2. sophism, sophistication, sophistry

a deliberately invalid argument displaying ingenuity in reasoning in the hope of deceiving someone

3. sophistication

being expert or having knowledge of some technical subject

Example Sentences:
'understanding affine transformations requires considerable mathematical sophistication'

4. mundaneness, mundanity, sophistication, worldliness

the quality or character of being intellectually sophisticated and worldly through cultivation or experience or disillusionment

5. sophistication

falsification by the use of sophistry; misleading by means of specious fallacies

Example Sentences:
'he practiced the art of sophistication upon reason'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of sophistication
1.  Rare
the use of sophistry
the act or process of sophisticating
the state, quality, or character of being sophisticated

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see synonyms of sophistication
v. so·phis·ti·cat·ed, so·phis·ti·cat·ing, so·phis·ti·cates
1. To cause to become less natural, especially to make less naive and more worldly: Travel tends to sophisticate a person.
2. To make more complex or refined: sophisticated the theory to take criticism into account.
3. Archaic
a. To mislead or corrupt (a person).
b. To make impure; adulterate.
To use sophistry.
n. (-kĭt)
A sophisticated person.

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