Thesaurus.com
Thesaurus / sophist
FEEDBACK

sophist

See definition of sophist on Dictionary.com

synonyms for sophist

  • apologist
  • pleader
  • polemicist
  • bigot
  • charlatan
  • crook
  • impostor
  • phony
  • trickster
  • actor
  • backslider
  • bluffer
  • casuist
  • cheat
  • deceiver
  • decoy
  • dissembler
  • dissimulator
  • fake
  • faker
  • four-flusher
  • fraud
  • humbug
  • informer
  • malingerer
  • masquerader
  • mountebank
  • pharisee
  • poser
  • pretender
  • quack
  • smoothie
  • swindler
  • two-timer
  • attitudinizer
  • con artist
  • lip server
  • two-face
  • wolf in sheep's clothing
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
QUIZ
A Quiz On A True Wordie's Lexicon Of Vocabulary Synonyms
START THE QUIZ

How to use sophist in a sentence

He traces the Sophist by descending subdivision from the acquisitive genus of art.
PLATO AND THE OTHER COMPANIONS OF SOKRATES, 3RD ED. VOLUME III (OF 4)GEORGE GROTE
The Sophist is a hunter of walking animals: which may be divided into two classes, wild and tame.
PLATO AND THE OTHER COMPANIONS OF SOKRATES, 3RD ED. VOLUME III (OF 4)GEORGE GROTE
Again, we may find the Sophist by descending through a different string of subordinate classes from the genus — Acquisitive Art.
PLATO AND THE OTHER COMPANIONS OF SOKRATES, 3RD ED. VOLUME III (OF 4)GEORGE GROTE
The application of this Elenchus is the work of the Sophist, looked at on its best side.
PLATO AND THE OTHER COMPANIONS OF SOKRATES, 3RD ED. VOLUME III (OF 4)GEORGE GROTE
The Sophist is traced down, from the genus of separating or discriminating art.
PLATO AND THE OTHER COMPANIONS OF SOKRATES, 3RD ED. VOLUME III (OF 4)GEORGE GROTE
There is yet another road of class-distribution which will bring us down to the Sophist.
PLATO AND THE OTHER COMPANIONS OF SOKRATES, 3RD ED. VOLUME III (OF 4)GEORGE GROTE
The Sophist will reject our definition and escape, by affirming that to speak falsely is impossible.
PLATO AND THE OTHER COMPANIONS OF SOKRATES, 3RD ED. VOLUME III (OF 4)GEORGE GROTE
He includes both στρατηγικὴ and φθειριστικὴ as varieties of θηρευτική, Sophist.
PLATO AND THE OTHER COMPANIONS OF SOKRATES, 3RD ED. VOLUME III (OF 4)GEORGE GROTE
The Sophist traced down from the same, by a second and different descending subdivision.
PLATO AND THE OTHER COMPANIONS OF SOKRATES, 3RD ED. VOLUME III (OF 4)GEORGE GROTE
He says also that the Sophist is one who maintains false propositions to be impossible.
PLATO AND THE OTHER COMPANIONS OF SOKRATES, 3RD ED. VOLUME III (OF 4)GEORGE GROTE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
Choose the synonym for future
capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO SOPHIST

  • apologist
  • pleader
  • polemicist
  • sophist
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.