sophistic[ suh-fis-tik or suh-fis-ti-kuh l ]SEE DEFINITION OF sophistic
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SOPHISTIC
Mr. Jowett censures this speech as sophistic and confused in view.
What they had, perhaps, acquired from the sophistic movement was a touch of effrontery.
Your disciple, who is plying me with all sorts of sophistic arguments, I blame him not; he is under illusion (my).
Does not the opposition of these sophistic arguments remind you of brambles, that the wind has entangled one with another?
Thus the sophistic position that man is for man the measure of all things is irrefutable.
It exhibits, after all allowance for peculiar Greek sentiments, the rhetorical development of a sophistic thesis.
The truth is, that there is no clear distinction between the matter of Dialectic and the matter of Sophistic.
Mr. Poste observes in his note: The sophistic locus of tautology may be considered as a caricature of a dialectic locus.
Her honesty was like pure gold, unalloyed, unmixed with sophistic subterfuges.
The Sophistic philosophy should be characterized as the clearing up reflection.
1540s, from Latin sophisticus, from Greek sophistikos "like a sophist, sophistical," from sophistes (see sophist). Related: Sophistical (late 15c.); sophistically (late 14c.).
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