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 Meanings and Examples of SOPHISTICATION
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 n.  being expert or having knowledge of some technical subject
Classic Sentence:
1  This smug in-between town, which had exchanged "Money Musk" for phonographs grinding out ragtime, it was neither the heroic old nor the sophisticated new.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XII
2  She discovered that simple arts require sophisticated training.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XVIII
3  He put his arm about her waist; it was a large, strong, sophisticated arm, and very agreeable; he grinned at her with a devastating knowingness, while Kennicott glowed inanely.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXIII
4  He was at once too sensitive and too sophisticated to touch business as she knew it in Gopher Prairie.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXVIII
5  You always pretend to be so sophisticated and all, but you're a baby.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXI
6  Since I myself have been an inmate of a lunatic asylum, I cannot but notice that the sophistic tendencies of some of its inmates lean towards the errors of non causa and ignoratio elenchi.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XVIII
7  But by the side of and above the philosophers, there were the sophists, a venomous vegetation mingled with a healthy growth, hemlock in the virgin forest.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Example Sentence: (22 in 2 pages)
1  The surprising part was the level of sophistication with which the average citizen was mulling his market strategies.
2  Despite her scruffy clothes, there was an air of sophistication about her.
3  Swift said the growing sophistication among biotech investors presented an opportunity for a more specialist investment fund.
4  Given the sophistication of modern machines, there is little that cannot be successfully washed at home.
5  The sophistication of computers is increasing as their size decreases.
6  Casual acquaintances were deceived by his veneer of sophistication and failed to recognize his fundamental shallowness.
7  The elegant actor is particularly good in roles that require suavity and sophistication.
8  Understanding affine transformations requires considerable mathematical sophistication.
9  The electronics aboard the new aircraft are very sophisticated.
10  Faced with an increasingly competitive jobs market and frequent bad publicity over pay and conditions, the army is getting ever more sophisticated and corporate in its approach to recruitment.
11  While Gaiman does not possess much of a sophisticated literary skill, he nevertheless is an author to read for the interesting and amazing stories.
12  We could have secured our homeland -- investing in sophisticated new protection for our ports, our trains and our power plants.
13  The play was childishly written; the denouement was obvious to sophisticated theatergoers as early as the middle of the first act.
14  Compared to the sophisticated young ladies in their elegant gowns, tomboyish Jo felt gauche and out of place.
15  Nobody is as sophisticated as a boy of nineteen who is just recovering from a baby- grand passion.