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sophomoric

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adjective soph·o·mor·ic \ˌsäf-ˈmȯr-ik, -ˈmär- also ˌsȯf- or ˌsä-fə- or ˌsȯ-fə-\

Simple Definition of sophomoric

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

Full Definition of sophomoric

  1. 1 :  conceited and overconfident of knowledge but poorly informed and immature <a sophomoric argument>

  2. 2 :  of, relating to, or characteristic of a sophomore <sophomoric humor>

Examples of sophomoric

  1. His behavior at the party was sophomoric.



1813

First Known Use of sophomoric

1813


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