sophistic


so·phis·tic

adjective \sä-ˈfis-tik, sə-\

Definition of SOPHISTIC

1
:  of or relating to sophists, sophistry, or the ancient Sophists <sophistic rhetoric> <sophistic subtleties>
2
:  plausible but fallacious <sophistic reasoning>
so·phis·ti·cal·ly \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Variants of SOPHISTIC

so·phis·tic or so·phis·ti·cal \-ti-kəl\

First Known Use of SOPHISTIC

15th century

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