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(of a machine, system, or technique) Developed to a high degree of complexity,
  1. (of a machine, system, or technique) Developed to a high degree of complexity
    • - highly sophisticated computer systems
  2. (of a person or their thoughts, reactions, and understanding) Aware of and able to interpret complex issues; subtle
    • - discussion and reflection are necessary for a sophisticated response to a text
  3. Having, revealing, or proceeding from a great deal of worldly experience and knowledge of fashion and culture
    • - a chic, sophisticated woman
    • - a young man with sophisticated tastes
  4. Appealing to people with such knowledge of experience
    • - a sophisticated restaurant

  1. 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: ahead in development; complex or intricate; "advanced technology"; "a sophisticated electronic control system"
  3. (sophisticate) a worldly-wise person
  4. (sophisticate) twist: practice sophistry; change the meaning of or be vague about in order to mislead or deceive; "Don't twist my words"
  5. (sophistication) edification: uplifting enlightenment
  6. (sophistication) sophism: a deliberately invalid argument displaying ingenuity in reasoning in the hope of deceiving someone
  7. (sophistication) being expert or having knowledge of some technical subject; "understanding affine transformations requires considerable mathematical sophistication"
  8. (sophistication) the quality or character of being intellectually sophisticated and worldly through cultivation or experience or disillusionment
  9. Sophistication is the quality of refinement -- displaying good taste, wisdom and subtlety rather than crudeness, stupidity and vulgarity.
  10. Having obtained worldly experience, and lacking naiveté; cosmopolitan; elegant, refined; Complicated, especially of complex technology; Appealing to the tastes of an intellectual; cerebral; Dishonest or misleading (rare; primarily British English)
  11. (Sophistication) The level of knowledge the customer has of the market and products available both domestically and internationally.
  12. (Sophistication) An attempt to increase the value of a book by “improving” it, by adding missing leaves from another copy, by heavily restoring it etc.
  13. (Sophistication) To make more complex and inclusive; to refine
  14. (Sophistication) the ability to yawn without opening your mouth.
  15. (Sophistication) the level of sophistication refers to the degree to which core and advanced criteria for asset management planning have been achieved. Criteria for core and advanced asset management planning are set out in the International Infrastructure Management Manual.^18
  16. (sophistication) (so·phis·ti·ca·tion) (s[schwa]-fis²t[ibreve]-ka¢sh[schwa]n) [Gr. sophistikos deceitful]  the adulteration of food or medicine.
  17. Books that have had repairs that involve making additions to the original (e.g.: chips filled in and tinted to match the missing portion, replaced page corners, etc.)
  18. Many of the topics we discuss are very advanced and require a high level of technical or business acumen to appreciate.
  19. A. representing high culture, very experienced in life
  20. having or appealing to those having worldly knowledge and refinement and savoir faire
  21. altered by education, experience, etc., so as to be worldly-wise; not naive.
  22. Highly developed, complex & elegant.
  23. Plain. White walls with zebra print rug and furnishings. A large piece of abstract art is in the dining room and a canvas the size of a Chevy hangs on the wall covered in what appears to be pantyhose, tin foil, and computer diskettes.