Need another word that means the same as “sophisticated”? Find 9 synonyms and 30 related words for “sophisticated” in this overview.
The synonyms of “Sophisticated” are: advanced, worldly, worldly-wise, experienced, enlightened, cosmopolitan, knowledgeable, trailblazing, revolutionary
Sophisticated as an Adjective
Definitions of "Sophisticated" as an adjective
According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “sophisticated” as an adjective can have the following definitions:
- (of a person or their thoughts, reactions, and understanding) aware of and able to interpret complex issues; subtle.
- Appealing to or frequented by people who are sophisticated.
- Intellectually appealing.
- Having, revealing, or involving a great deal of worldly experience and knowledge of fashion and culture.
- (of a machine, system, or technique) developed to a high degree of complexity.
- Having or appealing to those having worldly knowledge and refinement and savoir-faire.
- Ahead in development; complex or intricate.
Synonyms of "Sophisticated" as an adjective (9 Words)
|advanced||Situated ahead or going before.|
Special seminars for small groups of advanced students at the University.
|cosmopolitan||Composed of people from or at home in many parts of the world; especially not provincial in attitudes or interests- T.B. Macaulay.|
The ancient and cosmopolitan societies of Syria and Egypt.
|enlightened||Having or showing a rational, modern, and well-informed outlook.|
The more enlightened employers offer better terms.
|experienced||Having gained knowledge or skill in a particular field over time.|
An experienced social worker.
|knowledgeable||Highly educated; having extensive information or understanding.|
A knowledgeable audience.
|revolutionary||Markedly new or introducing radical change.|
A revolutionary discovery.
|trailblazing||Introducing new ideas or methods; innovative or pioneering.|
The journalist businesswoman and author spoke about her trailblazing career.
|worldly||Of or concerned with material values or ordinary life rather than a spiritual existence.|
Worldly goods and advancement.
|worldly-wise||Experienced in and wise to the ways of the world.|
Usage Examples of "Sophisticated" as an adjective
- A chic, sophisticated woman.
- A sophisticated electronic control system.
- A sophisticated drama.
- A sophisticated restaurant.
- Sophisticated young socialites.
- Highly sophisticated computer systems.
- A young man with sophisticated tastes.
- A sophisticated audience.
- A sophisticated lifestyle.
- A sophisticated book.
- Discussion and reflection are necessary for a sophisticated response to a text.
Associations of "Sophisticated" (30 Words)
|brushwork||An artist’s distinctive technique of applying paint with a brush.|
Canvases characterized by lively flowing brushwork.
|charming||Possessing or using or characteristic of or appropriate to supernatural powers.|
He was a charming affectionate colleague.
|cultivated||Prepared for raising crops by plowing or fertilizing.|
|cultured||(of a pearl) formed round a foreign body inserted into an oyster.|
|debonair||Having a sophisticated charm.|
Life that is gay brisk and debonair.
|delicate||A delicate fabric or garment.|
A delicate sweet flavour.
|elegance||The quality of being pleasingly ingenious and simple; neatness.|
The simplicity and elegance of the solution.
|elegant||Displaying effortless beauty and simplicity in movement or execution.|
She will look elegant in black.
|enchantingly||In a bewitching manner.|
|gentility||Elegance by virtue of fineness of manner and expression.|
Her grandmother s pretensions to gentility.
|glorify||Praise glorify or honor.|
Music is used to glorify God.
|grace||In Greek mythology three beautiful goddesses Aglaia Thalia and Euphrosyne believed to personify and bestow charm grace and beauty.|
It was debated whether saving grace could be obtained outside the membership of the church.
|graceful||Suggesting taste, ease, and wealth.|
She was a tall girl slender and graceful.
|gracefully||In a gracious or graceful manner.|
He has aged gracefully.
|jaunty||Marked by up-to-dateness in dress and manners.|
There was no mistaking that jaunty walk.
|lissom||Gracefully thin and bending and moving with ease.|
The kind of outfit that should be left to lissom teenagers.
|lithe||Gracefully thin and bending and moving with ease.|
She lay gazing up at his tall lithe figure.
|mincing||Affectedly dainty or refined.|
I don t have to go through the rest of my life with that mincing voice of yours.
|polished||Shiny as a result of being rubbed.|
|refined||Suggesting taste, ease, and wealth.|
She was delicate and refined and unused to hardship.
|slender||Being of delicate or slender build Frank Norris.|
Her slender neck.
|slim||A course or period of slimming.|
There was just a slim chance of success.
|sophistication||Falsification by the use of sophistry; misleading by means of specious fallacies.|
He practiced the art of sophistication upon reason.
|suave||Charming, confident, and elegant (typically used of a man.|
All the waiters were suave and deferential.
|supple||Capable of moving or bending freely.|
A supple mind.
|svelte||Moving and bending with ease.|
She was svelte and sophisticated.
|tasteful||Free from what is tawdry or unbecoming.|
A tasteful lounge bar.
|thin||Relatively thin in consistency or low in density not viscous.|
You can t be too rich or too thin.
|urbane||Courteous and refined in manner (typically used of a man.|
Maintained an urbane tone in his letters.
|willowy||(of a person) tall, slim, and lithe.|
Willowy meadow land.