Definition of 'sophistication'
- uplifting enlightenment
- a deliberately invalid argument displaying ingenuity in reasoning in the hope of deceiving someone
Synonyms: sophism sophistry
- being expert or having knowledge of some technical subject; "understanding affine transformations requires considerable mathematical sophistication"
- the quality or character of being intellectually sophisticated and worldly through cultivation or experience or disillusionment
Synonyms: worldliness mundaneness mundanity
Antonyms: naivete naivety naiveness
- falsification by the use of sophistry; misleading by means of specious fallacies; "he practiced the art of sophistication upon reason"