sophomoric


soph·o·mor·ic

adjective \ˌsäf-ˈmr-ik, -ˈmär- also ˌsf- or ˌsä-fə- or ˌs-fə-\

: having or showing a lack of emotional maturity : foolish and immature

Full Definition of SOPHOMORIC

1
:  conceited and overconfident of knowledge but poorly informed and immature <a sophomoric argument>
2
:  of, relating to, or characteristic of a sophomore <sophomoric humor>

Examples of SOPHOMORIC

  1. His behavior at the party was sophomoric.

First Known Use of SOPHOMORIC

1813

Other Education Terms

baccalaureate, colloquium, corequisite, dissertation, monograph, pedant, practicum, survey course, thesis

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