What does sophisticated mean?

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

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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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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. Keith Smith:

    We see this confluence of motive, where what looks like some recycled criminal malware has been upgraded in a sophisticated way, a lot of people suspect that that's Russia’s attempt to force us as analysts to ascribe to a criminal organization what is in fact the actions of a nation state – Russia.

  2. Marco Rubio:

    It is the most sophisticated terror threat we have ever faced. We are now at a time when we need more tools, not less.

  3. Guadalupe Correa-Cabrera:

    They make use of these websites to advertise their products... It's just an additional tool that these networks operate through trust, the criminal organizations have become more sophisticated in the marketing of their services.

  4. James Scott, Senior Fellow, Institute for Critical Infrastructure Technology:

    The security theater we are witnessing in our election system boasting the illusion of security via ‘clunky as heck’ and air gap defense will do nothing against the real and sophisticated adversarial landscape that is zeroing in on our democracy

  5. Robert L. Kruse, Data Structures and Program Design:

    An apprentice carpenter may want only a hammer and saw, but a master craftsman employs many precision tools. Computer programming likewise requires sophisticated tools to cope with the complexity of real applications, and only practice with these tools will build skill in their use.

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