sophistication love

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act or process of sophisticating.
  • noun The process of perverting or misleading by sophistry; hence, loosely, any perversion or wresting from the proper course; a leading or going astray.
  • noun Adulteration; debasement by meaus of a foreign admixture.
  • noun A sophism; a quibble; a specious fallacy.
  • noun That which is adulterated or not genuine; the product of adulteration.
  • noun A means of adulteration; any substance mixed with another for the purpose of adulteration.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The act of sophisticating; adulteration.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Enlightenment or education.
  • noun Cultivated intellectual worldliness; savoir-faire.
  • noun Deceptive logic; sophistry.
  • noun Falsification or contamination.
  • noun Complexity
  • noun archaic The act of sophisticating; adulteration.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun being expert or having knowledge of some technical subject
  • noun the quality or character of being intellectually sophisticated and worldly through cultivation or experience or disillusionment
  • noun a deliberately invalid argument displaying ingenuity in reasoning in the hope of deceiving someone
  • noun falsification by the use of sophistry; misleading by means of specious fallacies
  • noun uplifting enlightenment

Etymologies

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sophisticate +‎ -ion

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