What does sophisticated mean?

Definitions for sophisticatedsəˈfɪs tɪˌkeɪ tɪd

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"


  1. sophisticated(Adjective)

    Having obtained worldly experience, and lacking naivetu00E9; cosmopolitan.

  2. sophisticated(Adjective)

    Elegant, refined.

  3. sophisticated(Adjective)

    Complicated, especially of complex technology.

  4. sophisticated(Adjective)

    Appealing to the tastes of an intellectual; cerebral.

  5. sophisticated(Adjective)

    Dishonest or misleading

  6. Origin: First English usage circa 1601. sophisticatus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sophisticated

    of Sophisticate

  2. Sophisticated(adj)

    adulterated; not pure; not genuine


  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


  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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Abdulkhaleq Abdulla:

    We have not been as sophisticated.

  2. Duncan Clark:

    They are more sophisticated than that.

  3. Ward Cates:

    It would be quite sophisticated and my guess is quite costly.

  4. George Filenko:

    Some of those are very sophisticated, they’re high-definition security systems.

  5. Guillermo Gonzalez:

    It's a new method, this is the first time we've seen technology this sophisticated.

Images & Illustrations of sophisticated

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