What does sophistication mean?

Definitions for sophistication
səˌfɪs tɪˈkeɪ ʃənso·phis·ti·ca·tion

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. edification, sophistication(noun)

    uplifting enlightenment

  2. sophism, sophistry, sophistication(noun)

    a deliberately invalid argument displaying ingenuity in reasoning in the hope of deceiving someone

  3. sophistication(noun)

    being expert or having knowledge of some technical subject

    "understanding affine transformations requires considerable mathematical sophistication"

  4. sophistication, worldliness, mundaneness, mundanity(noun)

    the quality or character of being intellectually sophisticated and worldly through cultivation or experience or disillusionment

  5. sophistication(noun)

    falsification by the use of sophistry; misleading by means of specious fallacies

    "he practiced the art of sophistication upon reason"

Wiktionary

  1. sophistication(Noun)

    Enlightenment or education.

  2. sophistication(Noun)

    Cultivated intellectual worldliness; savoir-faire.

  3. sophistication(Noun)

    Deceptive logic; sophistry.

  4. sophistication(Noun)

    Falsification or contamination.

  5. sophistication(Noun)

    Complexity

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sophistication(noun)

    the act of sophisticating; adulteration; as, the sophistication of drugs

    Etymology: [Cf. LL. sophisticatio, F. sophistication.]

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How to say sophistication in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sophistication in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sophistication in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of sophistication in a Sentence

  1. Don Herold:

    There is more sophistication and less sense in New York than anywhere else on the globe.

  2. Shlomo Kramer:

    The security industry is facing a great challenge due to the changing threat landscape. Ten years ago networks faced generic broad attacks by kids, today, it's nation state attacks on critical infrastructure and organized crime attacks on financial assets. This requires much more sophistication.

  3. Satvinder Singh:

    Because of regulatory requirements, some of the western banks all over the world are no longer providing the same size of lines, liquidity as they used to, i think it's very welcoming to see Asian financial institutions like the Bank of China stepping up and being able to commit in building up both in terms of quality of sophistication and in terms of size of liquidation that the market needs.

  4. Barack Obama:

    Because if they do, there's incredible talent and resources and sophistication inside of Iran and it would be a very successful regional power that was also abiding by international norms and international rules - and that would be good for everybody.

  5. David Brock:

    There's something to admire in what they are doing -- in terms of their sophistication and their effectiveness, that's what we're up against.

Images & Illustrations of sophistication

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