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Definition 1: falsification by the use of sophistry; misleading by means of specious fallacies - [noun denoting act]

Samples where sophistication or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he practiced the art of sophistication upon reason

(sophistication is a kind of ...) the act of rendering something false as by fraudulent changes (of documents or measures etc.) or counterfeiting

Definition 2: the quality or character of being intellectually sophisticated and worldly through cultivation or experience or disillusionment - [noun denoting attribute]

Synonyms for sophistication in the sense of this definition

(sophistication is a kind of ...) an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone

"the quality of mercy is not strained"

Definition 3: uplifting enlightenment - [noun denoting cognition]

Synonyms for sophistication in the sense of this definition

(sophistication is a kind of ...) education that results in understanding and the spread of knowledge

(... is a kind of sophistication ) freeing from false belief or illusions

Definition 4: being expert or having knowledge of some technical subject - [noun denoting cognition]

Samples where sophistication or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • understanding affine transformations requires considerable mathematical sophistication

(sophistication is a kind of ...) skillfulness by virtue of possessing special knowledge

Definition 5: a deliberately invalid argument displaying ingenuity in reasoning in the hope of deceiving someone - [noun denoting cognition]

Synonyms for sophistication in the sense of this definition

(sophistication is a kind of ...) a misconception resulting from incorrect reasoning

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