sophistication

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noun so·phis·ti·ca·tion \sə-ˌfis-tə-ˈkā-shən\

Definition of sophistication

  1. 1a :  the use of sophistry :  sophistic reasoningb :  sophism, quibble

  2. 2 :  the process or result of becoming cultured, knowledgeable, or disillusioned; especially :  cultivation, urbanity

  3. 3 :  the process or result of becoming more complex, developed, or subtle

Examples of sophistication in a sentence

  1. <the engine's sophistication requires that all repairs be done by an experienced mechanic>

15th Century

First Known Use of sophistication

15th century


Medical Dictionary

sophistication

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noun so·phis·ti·ca·tion \sə-ˌfis-tə-ˈkā-shən\

Medical Definition of sophistication

  1. :  the process or result of making impure or weak :  adulteration <sophistication of a drug>



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