HyperDic: sophisticated

English > 3 senses of the word sophisticated:
ADJECTIVEallsophisticatedhaving or appealing to those having worldly / worldly knowledge and refinement and savoir-faire
allsophisticated, advancedahead in development
allsophisticatedintellectually appealing / appealing
sophisticated > pronunciation
Soundssahfih'stahkey.tihd; sahfih'stihkey.tahd
Rhymesabbreviated ... wrongheaded: 610 rhymes with ihd...
abbreviated ... wounded: 365 rhymes with ahd...
English > sophisticated: 3 senses > adjective 1
MeaningHaving or appealing to those having worldly / worldly knowledge and refinement and savoir-faire.
  • "sophisticated young socialites"
  • "a sophisticated audience"
  • "a sophisticated lifestyle"
  • "a sophisticated book"
Narrowerblase, worldlyVery sophisticated especially because of surfeit
intelligent, well-informedpossessing sound knowledge
polished, refined, urbaneshowing a high degree of refinement and the assurance that comes from wide social experience
worldly-wiseexperienced in and wise to the ways of the world
See alsocosmopolitan, widely distributedGrowing or occurring in many parts of the world
disenchantedFreed from enchantment
elegantrefined and tasteful in appearance or behavior or style
informedHaving much knowledge or education
literateable to read and write
literateVersed in literature
worldly, secular, temporalcharacteristic of or devoted to the temporal world as opposed to the spiritual world
Oppositenaive, naifmarked by or showing unaffected simplicity and lack of guile or worldly / worldly experience
English > sophisticated: 3 senses > adjective 2
Meaningahead in development; complex or intricate.
Example "a sophisticated electronic control system"
Broaderhigh-tech, hi-techresembling or making use of highly advanced technology or devices
Spanishavanzado, complejo, sofisticado
Catalanavançat, sofisticat
English > sophisticated: 3 senses > adjective 3
Meaningintellectually appealing / appealing.
Example"a sophisticated drama"
Broaderintellectualappealing to or using the intellect

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