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sophisticated

so·phis·ti·cat·ed

sophisticated

 
pronunciation:
s fI st keI tihd
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part of speech: adjective
definition: having or showing a lot of knowledge or experience; not ignorant or simple.
This author writes for a sophisticated audience.
synonyms:
worldly
antonyms:
coarse, crude, primitive
similar words:
experienced, knowledgeable, mature, seasoned, shrewd, slick
derivation: sophisticatedly (adv.)
Word Parts
The word sophisticated contains the following part:
soph, -sophy Greek root that means wise, wisdom