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.

  2. sophisticatedadjective

    Elegant, refined.

  3. sophisticatedadjective

    Complicated, especially of complex technology.

  4. sophisticatedadjective

    Appealing to the tastes of an intellectual; cerebral.

  5. sophisticatedadjective

    Dishonest or misleading

  6. 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. Brad Smith:

    When we talk about information operations, we usually say the Russians are the most prolific, the Chinese are the most sophisticated, and the Iranians are the most angry, most of their anger is not directed at the United States, but it is directed at American allies.

  2. David Fleming:

    At present, we have a policy-response (to climate change) shaped by sophisticated climate science, brilliant technology and pop behaviourism, based on simple assumptions about carrot-and-stick incentives.

  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. Professor Andrew Appel:

    Look, we could see 15 years ago that this would be perfectly possible, it’s well within the capabilities of a country as sophisticated as Russia.

  5. Julieanne Himelstein:

    That trumps all the sophisticated intelligence gathering anyone can do.

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