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Synonyms for sophisticated
səˈfɪs tɪˌkeɪ tɪdso·phis·ti·cat·ed

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  1. sophisticatedadjective

    Having obtained worldly experience, and lacking naiveté; cosmopolitan.



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  1. sophisticatedadjective

    having or appealing to those having worldly knowledge and refinement and savoir-faire

    "sophisticated young socialites"; "a sophisticated audience"; "a sophisticated lifestyle"; "a sophisticated book"


    nonintellectual, ingenuous, naif, simple, naive, credulous, fleeceable, dewy-eyed, innocent, childlike, wide-eyed, low-tech, unworldly, round-eyed, unsophisticated, green, gullible, simple-minded

  2. advanced, sophisticatedadjective

    ahead in development; complex or intricate

    "advanced technology"; "a sophisticated electronic control system"

    innovative, advance(a), advanced, modern, ripe, advanced(a), forward-looking, in advance(p)

    green, nonintellectual, simple-minded, unsophisticated, naif, round-eyed, childlike, wide-eyed, dewy-eyed, ingenuous, low-tech, simple, credulous, gullible, fleeceable, naive, unworldly, innocent

  3. sophisticatedadjective

    intellectually appealing

    "a sophisticated drama"


    wide-eyed, nonintellectual, dewy-eyed, unworldly, naif, simple-minded, green, credulous, fleeceable, ingenuous, childlike, innocent, gullible, simple, unsophisticated, low-tech, naive, round-eyed

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  1. Stephan Paternot:

    Now, people understand the new internet economy they are investing in, business models are more sophisticated and values are 20 times earnings, rather than 100 times earnings like it was in the bubble.

  2. Valeriy Chaly:

    The most efficient sanctions on Russia is to supply [Ukraine with] defensive weapons, including … sophisticated anti-missile [and] anti-air equipment.

  3. Jon Scieszka:

    Lane and I got turned down in a lot of places because people thought the manuscript of The Three Little Pigs was too sophisticated. That became a curse word—the 'S' word… People don't give kids enough credit for knowing the fairy tales and being able to get what parody is.

  4. Adam Brumm:

    They must have done so using relatively sophisticated watercraft of some kind, as there were no land bridges between the islands, even during the glacial peaks of the last ice age, when global sea levels were up to 140 meters( 459 feet) lower than they are today.

  5. Environmental Protection Agency:

    Only then did VW admit it had designed and installed a defeat device in these vehicles in the form of a sophisticated software algorithm that detected when a vehicle was undergoing emissions testing.

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