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  Definition of sophistication
  1. falsification by the use of sophistry; misleading by means of specious fallacies; "he practiced the art of sophistication upon reason"
  2. the quality or character of being intellectually sophisticated through cultivation or experience or disillusionment
  3. being expert or having knowledge of some technical subject; "understanding affine transformations requires considerable mathematical sophistication"
  4. a deliberately invalid argument displaying ingenuity in reasoning in the hope of deceiving someone
  5. uplifting enlightenment
Similar Words: worldliness, sophism, sophistry, edification

 

Hyponyms: disenchantment, disillusion, disillusionment

 

Derivational Morphology: twist, twist around, pervert, convolute, sophisticate, enlighten, edify

 

 
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