Sophisticated meaning

sə-fĭstĭ-kātĭd
Very complex or complicated.

The latest and most sophisticated technology.

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Not simple, artless, naive, etc.; urbane, worldly-wise, etc. or knowledgeable, perceptive, subtle, etc.
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Having or showing much worldly knowledge or cultural refinement.

A sophisticated businesswoman who is unlikely to be outmaneuvered; a sophisticated appraisal of the movie.

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The definition of sophisticated is someone that is intelligently worldly and smart or advanced processes or technology.

An example of sophisticated is a jet-setting celebrity who is considered smart and worldly.

An example of sophisticated is technology like the personal computer.

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Designed for or appealing to sophisticated people.
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Highly complex, refined, or developed; characterized by advanced form, technique, etc.

Sophisticated equipment.

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Having obtained worldly experience, and lacking naiveté; cosmopolitan.
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Suitable for or appealing to the tastes of sophisticates.

A sophisticated drama.

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Simple past tense and past participle of sophisticate.
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Origin of sophisticated

  • First English usage circa 1601. Medieval Latin sophisticatus.

    From Wiktionary