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  • adj.cosmopolitan, cultured
  • adj.complex, advanced

synonyms for sophisticated

  • mature
  • practical
  • refined
  • worldly
  • bored
  • citified
  • cool
  • cultivated
  • disenchanted
  • disillusioned
  • experienced
  • jaded
  • knowing
  • practiced
  • schooled
  • seasoned
  • smooth
  • studied
  • adult
  • artificial
  • been around
  • blasé
  • couth
  • cynical
  • in
  • in the know
  • into
  • jet-set
  • laid-back
  • mondaine
  • on to
  • sharp
  • skeptical
  • stagy
  • streetwise
  • suave
  • svelte
  • switched on
  • uptown
  • urbane
  • well-bred
  • wise to
  • wised up
  • with it
  • world-weary
  • worldly wise
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antonyms for sophisticated

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  • inexperienced
  • unrefined
  • unsophisticated
  • enchanted
  • encouraged
  • enthusiastic
  • excited
  • uncool
  • easy
  • naive
  • simple
  • slow
  • uncultivated
  • uncultured
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If you want to change someone’s behavior, you can try all manner of sophisticated manipulation techniques.
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The way we have been thinking about it is to use technology to approach this in a more sophisticated way.
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That process got even more sophisticated, he said, in the early 2000s when political data operations began categorizing voters by how early they tended to send in their ballots.
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Japan and South Korea already have highly sophisticated nuclear power industries, and supply reactors to most of the world — the Emirati reactor is of Korean design.
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One of the richest tech companies, with some of the most sophisticated AI capabilities, had just paired up with one of the world’s top makers of robots.
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The ability to think about another person’s mind is one of the most sophisticated adaptations of the human brain.
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These philosophers argue that language not only allows us to communicate with each other, but also makes our mental lives more sophisticated than those that lack language.
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The immune system is complex, and it requires sophisticated coordination among a range of cells and molecules within the body.
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This means that it could one day be possible to fix an ear or other surface tissue defects—either genetic or from injuries—directly at the injury site by basically waving a sophisticated light wand.
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Finally, by the last decade of the 13th century, the Crusaders lost all their coastal strongholds in a piecemeal fashion to the increasingly sophisticated siege warfare practiced by the Mamluks.
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WORDS RELATED TO SOPHISTICATED

  • bigger
  • choice
  • exceeding
  • exceptional
  • finer
  • fitter
  • greater
  • higher quality
  • improved
  • larger
  • more appropriate
  • more desirable
  • more fitting
  • more select
  • more suitable
  • more useful
  • more valuable
  • preferable
  • preferred
  • prominent
  • sophisticated
  • souped up
  • superior
  • surpassing
  • worthier
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