Definition of Sophistic

1. Adjective. Of or pertaining to sophists.

Partainyms: Sophist
Derivative terms: Sophist



2. Adjective. Plausible but misleading.
Exact synonyms: Sophistical
Similar to: Invalid
Derivative terms: Sophism, Sophist, Sophist

Definition of Sophistic

1. a. Of or pertaining to a sophist; embodying sophistry; fallaciously subtile; not sound.

Definition of Sophistic

1. Adjective. Sophistical. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sophistic

1. [adj]

Sophistic Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sophistic

sopaipilla
sopaipillas
sopapilla
sopapillas
sopcheite
soph
sopheric
sopherim
sophi
sophies
sophism
sophisms
sophist
sophister
sophisters
sophistic (current term)
sophistical
sophistically
sophisticalness
sophisticate
sophisticated
sophisticated falsificationism
sophisticatedly
sophisticatedness
sophisticates
sophisticating
sophistication
sophistications
sophisticator
sophisticators

Literary usage of Sophistic

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1. A History of Greek Philosophy from the Earliest Period to the Time of Socrates by Eduard Zeller (1881)
"Eristic disputation, therefore, was directly involved in the sophistic teaching ; Zeno having prepared the way, we find in Gorgias a demonstration which is ..."

2. Decimal Classification and Relative Index for Libraries and Personal Use: In ...by Melvil Dewey by Melvil Dewey (1922)
"Thought is the only reality .4 Heraclitus .5 Empedocles .6 Atomistic .7 Democritus .8 Anaxagoras .9 Other early Greek 183 sophistic and Socratic ..."

3. A History of Philosophy in Epitome by Albert Schwegler (1891)
"The sophistic philosophy should be characterized as the/ clearing up ... The sophistic philosophy is theoretically, what the whole political life of Greece ..."

4. A History of Philosophy in Epitome by Albert Schwegler (1856)
"Upon this newly conquered field the sophistic philosophy now began its ... The sophistic philosophy should be characterized as tho clearing up reflection. ..."

5. A History of Philosophy in Epitome by Albert Schwegler (1879)
"Upon this newly conquered field the sophistic philosophy now began its gambols, ... The sophistic philosophy—though of far more significance from its ..."

6. A History of Philosophy in Epitome by Albert Schwegler, Julius Hawley Seelye, Benjamin Eli Smith (1891)
"The sophistic philosophy should be characterized as the clearing 11 p ... is in fact the theoretical principle of the sophistic philosophy, the unlimited ..."

7. A History of Philosophy by Frank Thilly (1914)
"DEVELOPMENT OF PRE-sophistic PHILOSOPHY Under this head we shall consider the Ionian " physicists," or nature-philosophers, the Pythagoreans, Heraclitus, ..."

8. A History of Philosophy by Frank Thilly (1914)
"DEVELOPMENT OP PRE-sophistic PHILOSOPHY Under this head we shall consider the Ionian " physicists," or nature-philosophers, the Pythagoreans, Heraclitus, ..."

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