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Synonyms for cosmopolitan
ˌkɒz məˈpɒl ɪ tncos·mopoli·tan

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cosmopolitan, cosmopoliteadjective

    a sophisticated person who has travelled in many countries

    Synonyms:
    cosmopolite

    Antonyms:
    unsophisticated, endemic, corn-fed, provincial, noncomprehensive, insular, bumpkinly, incomprehensive, hick, poky, pokey, parochial, stay-at-home(a), rustic, jerkwater, one-horse

  2. cosmopolitan, widely distributedadjective

    growing or occurring in many parts of the world

    "a cosmopolitan herb"; "cosmopolitan in distribution"

    Synonyms:
    universal, widely distributed, world-wide, general, ecumenical, worldwide, oecumenical

    Antonyms:
    poky, corn-fed, jerkwater, endemic, bumpkinly, one-horse, insular, stay-at-home(a), unsophisticated, provincial, noncomprehensive, rustic, parochial, incomprehensive, hick, pokey

  3. cosmopolitanadjective

    composed of people from or at home in many parts of the world; especially not provincial in attitudes or interests

    "his cosmopolitan benevolence impartially extended to all races and to all creeds"- T.B. Macaulay; "the ancient and cosmopolitan societies of Syria and Egypt"; "that queer, cosmopolitan, rather sinister crowd found around the Marseilles docks"

    Synonyms:
    ecumenical, universal, world-wide, worldwide, widely distributed, oecumenical, general

    Antonyms:
    rustic, parochial, corn-fed, hick, provincial, bumpkinly, pokey, one-horse, poky, unsophisticated, stay-at-home(a), incomprehensive, endemic, insular, noncomprehensive, jerkwater

  4. cosmopolitan, ecumenical, oecumenical, general, universal, worldwide, world-wideadjective

    of worldwide scope or applicability

    "an issue of cosmopolitan import"; "the shrewdest political and ecumenical comment of our time"- Christopher Morley; "universal experience"

    Synonyms:
    universal, widely distributed, world(a), planetary, world-wide, general, global, ecumenical, worldwide, ecumenic, oecumenic, oecumenical

    Antonyms:
    noncomprehensive, one-horse, insular, pokey, provincial, incomprehensive, stay-at-home(a), endemic, corn-fed, rustic, bumpkinly, parochial, poky, jerkwater, unsophisticated, hick

Editors Contribution

  1. sophisticatedly

    1. having or showing much worldly knowledge or cultural refinement: a sophisticated businesswoman who is unlikely to be outmaneuvered; a sophisticated appraisal of the movie.

    Submitted by khushboo.gloriya on October 1, 2020  

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. cosmopolitannoun

    Synonyms:
    cosmopolite

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "cosmopolitan":

    cosmopolite, metropolis, internationalized, metropolitan

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Words popularity by usage frequency

rankingword
#191general
#857global
#1325worldwide
#2156universal
#5446metropolitan
#12183planetary
#17456metropolis
#19811cosmopolitan
#26154ecumenical
#65139internationalized

How to use cosmopolitan in a sentence?

  1. Alicia Au:

    Halloween is now embraced in Kuala Lumpur (the cosmopolitan capital of Malaysia), lots of malls will sell Halloween-related merchandise and bars will put up decorations. However, there is not so much trick or treating for the kids. I just don’t think that idea has caught on yet.

  2. John Losey:

    We’ve gone from a really diverse complex of native species to a much less diverse complex, dominated by a few foreign cosmopolitan species, we are seeing that same trend worldwide.

  3. Zahraa Awad:

    I remember all the names, they represented the cosmopolitan atmospheres of Alexandria, and in the evening when there's not much cars, you can always hear the piano coming out of the music school of the Conservatoire.

  4. Lawrence Stager:

    The cosmopolitan life here is so much more elegant and worldly and connected with other parts of the eastern Mediterranean.

  5. Jeffrey Evans:

    The City of London is the leading international financial center in the world, it is the most cosmopolitan major business city in the world and ... a step backwards from an international position, which I think many would see this as, is unwelcome and unhelpful.


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