What does sophisticated mean?

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

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word sophisticated.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. sophisticated(adj)

    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, sophisticated(adj)

    ahead in development; complex or intricate

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

  3. sophisticated(adj)

    intellectually appealing

    "a sophisticated drama"

Wiktionary

  1. sophisticated(Adjective)

    Having obtained worldly experience, and lacking naiveté; cosmopolitan.

    Etymology: First English usage circa 1601. sophisticatus.

  2. sophisticated(Adjective)

    Elegant, refined.

    Etymology: First English usage circa 1601. sophisticatus.

  3. sophisticated(Adjective)

    Complicated, especially of complex technology.

    Etymology: First English usage circa 1601. sophisticatus.

  4. sophisticated(Adjective)

    Appealing to the tastes of an intellectual; cerebral.

    Etymology: First English usage circa 1601. sophisticatus.

  5. sophisticated(Adjective)

    Dishonest or misleading

    Etymology: First English usage circa 1601. sophisticatus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sophisticated

    of Sophisticate

  2. Sophisticated(adj)

    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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How to say sophisticated in sign language?

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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. Heather Heldman:

    China is using a variety of tech tools to carry out its mass surveillance everything from sophisticated DNA mapping to advanced social media monitoring and cyber-surveillance tools such as facial recognition all tools more commonly used in a military or law enforcement context, much of the funding for the construction and deployment of such systems comes from the Chinese government, but it also comes from international private sector enterprises that may be partially owned by a Chinese entity.

  2. Todd Rosenbluth:

    There's not a lot of whitespace left that isn't being taken up by passive funds or well-established active funds. Unless it's a fund manager starting up his own shop, the only way for most funds to break in is to market a more sophisticated strategy.

  3. Franklin Zimring:

    It's a politically sophisticated way to change the nature of the debate, the point is not to increase the percentage of support, but to increase the intensity of support. It's not to make more people support gun control. It's to make them care about it.

  4. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev:

    Now it could be luck that they put this thing together, put it at the Boston Marathon finish line, and were able to detonate them so close to each other and sequentially. But it was a pretty sophisticated attack.

  5. Andy Jassy:

    If Read MoreHundreds of employees government doesn't have access to all of the most modern and sophisticated technology the private sector has, Read MoreHundreds of employees're in trouble, any government department that's following the law, Read MoreHundreds of employees will serve.

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