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Webster

English Word:

sophisticate


English Pronunciation:

so•phis•ti•cate


Transitive Verb:


⇨Etymology

imperfect & past participle Sophisticated; present participle & verbal noun Sophisticating., (Late Latin) sophisticatus, past participle of sophisticare to sophisticate.


⇨Definition

To render worthless by admixture; to adulterate; to damage; to pervert; as, to sophisticate wine. Howell. To sophisticate the understanding. Southey. Yet Butler professes to stick to plain facts, not to sophisticate, not to refine. Middle Arnold. They purchase but sophisticated ware. Dryden.



Adjective:


⇨Definition

Adulterated; not pure; not genuine. So truth, while only one supplied the state, Grew scare and dear, and yet sophisticate. Dryden.



Synonyms:

adulterate


Sophisticated


debase


corrupt


vitiate


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Wiktionary

Etymology:

First English usage circa 1601. Medieval Latin sophisticatus.


Synonyms:

(having obtained worldly experience): worldly


Verb:

sophisticated simple past tense and past participle of sophisticate


Adjective:

Adjective sophisticated (comparative more sophisticated, superlative most sophisticated) Having obtained worldly experience, and lacking naiveté; cosmopolitan. Elegant, refined. Complicated, especially of complex technology. Appealing to the tastes of an intellectual; cerebral. (obsolete, UK) Dishonest or misleading.


Reference:

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