Definition of Sophisticated

1. Adjective. Having or appealing to those having worldly knowledge and refinement and savoir-faire. "A sophisticated book"




2. Adjective. Ahead in development; complex or intricate. "A sophisticated electronic control system"
Exact synonyms: Advanced
Similar to: Hi-tech, High-tech

3. Adjective. Intellectually appealing. "A sophisticated drama"
Similar to: Intellectual

Definition of Sophisticated

1. Adjective. Having obtained worldly experience, and lacking naiveté; cosmopolitan. ¹

2. Adjective. Elegant, refined. ¹

3. Adjective. Complicated, especially of complex technology. ¹

4. Adjective. Appealing to the tastes of an intellectual; cerebral. ¹

5. Adjective. (obsolete UK) Dishonest or misleading ¹

6. Verb. (past of sophisticate) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sophisticated

1. sophisticate [v] - See also: sophisticate

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Literary usage of Sophisticated

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1. America and the Young Intellectual by Harold Stearns (1921)
"ILLUSIONS of the sophisticated IF one wished to prove the soundness of the instincts of the ordinary man, one might do it most neatly, not by pointing out ..."

2. The Clouded Lens: Persian Gulf Security and U.S. Policy by James H. Noyes (1982)
"QUESTION: sophisticated Weapons in the Gulf Increase the Risk of War and Are Militarily Pointless Underlying much of the criticism of US Gulf security ..."

3. Anthropology and the Classics: Six Lectures Delivered Before the University by Arthur Evans, Robert Ranulph Marett, Andrew Lang, Gilbert Murray, Frank Byron Jevons, John Linton Myres, William Warde Fowler (1908)
"... is apt to label ' survival' stands for a force still tugging at the heart-strings of even the most sophisticated and lordly heir of the ages. RR MARETT. ..."

4. The Electronic Intrusion Threat to National Security and Emergency ...by DIANE Publishing Company by DIANE Publishing Company (1998)
"Many of these sophisticated tools are widely available to any intruder at any skill level. Software tools, such as war dialing programs and password ..."

5. Essays on Chivalry, Romance, and the Drama by Walter Scott (1887)
"And thus altered and sophisticated from so many different motives, the real adventures of the founder of the tribe bear as little proportion to the legend ..."

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