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. Aimee Stahl:

    Babies can use their sophisticated prior knowledge of the world to guide what they should learn about in the future, when their expectations are violated, this might signal a special opportunity for them to learn.

  2. Cedric Leighton:

    This is the handiwork of a sophisticated( most likely State) actor. The precise nature of the intelligence used to conduct targeting, the mission planning that went into this to avoid radar detection, as well as the selection of the targets shows a robust capability that would most likely be the work of a government or government-sponsored group, the drones most likely originated in either Southern Iraq or Iran.

  3. Sharon Stocker:

    I think these are probably people who were very sophisticated for their time, they have come out of a place in history where there were few luxury items and imported goods. And all of a sudden at the time of the first tholos tombs, luxury items appear in Greece.

  4. George Gascon:

    The wireless industry continues to roll out sophisticated new features, but preventing their own customers from being the target of a violent crime is the coolest technology they can bring to market.

  5. Drew Bernstein:

    If you are looking for the deepest capital markets, most sophisticated technology analysts, and ability to have offshore liquidity and a global brand, the U.S. markets remain a very compelling proposition, but it requires a real commitment.

Images & Illustrations of sophisticated

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