What does sophisticated mean?

Definitions for sophisticated
səˈfɪs tɪˌkeɪ tɪdso·phis·ti·cat·ed

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sophisticatedadjective

    having or appealing to those having worldly knowledge and refinement and savoir-faire

    "sophisticated young socialites"; "a sophisticated audience"; "a sophisticated lifestyle"; "a sophisticated book"

  2. advanced, sophisticatedadjective

    ahead in development; complex or intricate

    "advanced technology"; "a sophisticated electronic control system"

  3. sophisticatedadjective

    intellectually appealing

    "a sophisticated drama"

Wiktionary

  1. sophisticatedadjective

    Having obtained worldly experience, and lacking naiveté; cosmopolitan.

    Etymology: First English usage circa 1601. sophisticatus.

  2. sophisticatedadjective

    Elegant, refined.

    Etymology: First English usage circa 1601. sophisticatus.

  3. sophisticatedadjective

    Complicated, especially of complex technology.

    Etymology: First English usage circa 1601. sophisticatus.

  4. sophisticatedadjective

    Appealing to the tastes of an intellectual; cerebral.

    Etymology: First English usage circa 1601. sophisticatus.

  5. sophisticatedadjective

    Dishonest or misleading

    Etymology: First English usage circa 1601. sophisticatus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sophisticated

    of Sophisticate

  2. Sophisticatedadjective

    adulterated; not pure; not genuine

Freebase

  1. Sophisticated

    Sophisticated is the fourth studio album by the progressive metal band Sieges Even. It is the first album to feature the vocalist Greg Keller and it is a complete departure musically from their previous album. This album is rare album to find, only available overseas.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'sophisticated' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3846

  2. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'sophisticated' in Adjectives Frequency: #512

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sophisticated in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sophisticated in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of sophisticated in a Sentence

  1. Jim Broadbent:

    I love French films, and European films. They're not any bigger, but there's just a sort of definition, and a confidence, and strength to them. I'd always, given the option, go and see a French drama. Obviously, we probably get the better ones. But they're just sophisticated on many levels, and grown up, and quite profound - and we don't make films like that.

  2. President Trump:

    What they've been able to do -- the private sector, this is a five - to 15-minute test, as an example -- the Abbott Laboratories' test. These tests are highly sophisticated -- very quick, very good. This is things that didn't even exist a short while ago.

  3. Rahimullah Yusufzai:

    The Taliban have been claiming in recent months that they had acquired new and sophisticated weapons, but there are no details given how and from where.

  4. Safeer Hussain:

    Net-metering is a sophisticated system and the applicant would be responsible for the installation of the equipment used for interconnection.

  5. Nancy Pelosi:

    No, I'm not trying to run out the clock, let's get sophisticated about this, OK ?

Images & Illustrations of sophisticated

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