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sophisticated

adjective

1 sophisticated

Having or appealing to those having worldly knowledge and refinement and savoir-faire.

Roget 545: deceived etc. v.; deceiving &c.; cunning etc. 702; prestigious, prestigiatory; deceptive, deceptious; deceitful, ... show more



2 sophisticated

Ahead in development; complex or intricate:
— A sophisticated electronic control system.

synonym: advanced.

3 sophisticated

Intellectually appealing.


Moby thesaurus: adult, advanced, blase, bored, braw, brittle, byzantine, chic, chichi, civilized, classy, clothes-conscious, complex, complicated, cool, cosmopolitan, cosmopolite, cultivated, cultured, cynical ... show more.

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sophisticate

noun

1 sophisticate

A worldly-wise person.

synonym: man of the world.

verb

1 sophisticate

Make less natural or innocent.

Roget 41: mix; join etc. 43; combine etc. 48; commix, immix, intermix; mix up with, mingle; commingle, intermingle, ... show more

2 sophisticate

Practice sophistry; change the meaning of or be vague about in order to mislead or deceive.

synonyms: convolute, pervert, twist, twist around.

Dutch: verdraaien

3 sophisticate

Alter and make impure, as with the intention to deceive:
— Sophisticate rose water with geraniol.

synonyms: doctor, doctor up.

4 sophisticate

Make more complex or refined.


adjective

Roget 659: unimproved etc. (improve) etc. 658; deteriorated etc. v.; altered, altered for the worse; injured etc. v.; ... show more

Moby thesaurus: blase, city slicker, cosmopolitan, cosmopolite, debase, disenchanted, disillusioned, doctor, knowing, load, man of experience, man-about-town, mondaine, slicker, weight, world-wise, worldly, worldly-wise.

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