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Sophistication

So`phis`ti`ca´tion
n.1.The act of sophisticating; adulteration; as, the sophistication of drugs.
Noun1.sophistication - uplifting enlightenment
Synonyms: edification
2.sophistication - a deliberately invalid argument displaying ingenuity in reasoning in the hope of deceiving someone
Synonyms: sophism, sophistry
3.sophistication - being expert or having knowledge of some technical subject; "understanding affine transformations requires considerable mathematical sophistication"
4.sophistication - the quality or character of being intellectually sophisticated through cultivation or experience or disillusionment
Synonyms: worldliness
Antonyms:
naiveness, naivete, naivety - lack of sophistication or worldliness
5.sophistication - falsification by the use of sophistry; misleading by means of specious fallacies; "he practiced the art of sophistication upon reason"
accomplishments, acquired taste, acquisition of knowledge, acquisitions, apparent soundness, appreciation of excellence, attainments, awareness, background, blaseness, casuistry, choiceness, circularity, civilized taste, civilizedness, complexity, cosmopolitanism, cultivated taste, cultivation, culture, daintiness, delicacy, discernment, discrimination, disingenuousness, distortion, edification, education, elegance, enlightenment, equivocalness, equivocation, evasive reasoning, excellence, experience, fallaciousness, fallacy, fastidiousness, finesse, good taste, grace, gracefulness, gracility, graciosity, graciousness, illumination, insincerity, instruction, intricacy, jesuitism, jesuitry, knowledge, knowledgeability, learning, liberal education, misapplication, mystification, niceness, nicety, obfuscation, obscurantism, oversubtlety, past experience, perversion, philosophism, plausibility, plausibleness, poise, polish, practical knowledge, practice, quality, rationalization, refinement, sagacity, savoir faire, seasoning, sophism, sophistical reasoning, sophistry, special pleading, speciosity, specious reasoning, speciousness, store of knowledge, style, subtlety, taste, tastefulness, tempering, uncullibility, undeceivability, ungullibility, unhoaxability, unseduceability, urbanity, vicious circle, vicious reasoning, worldliness, worldly wisdom
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