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noun as in culture, style

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Compared to 2016, Russia’s online interference strategies have grown in sophistication, says Dov Levin, assistant professor of international relations at the University of Hong Kong.

From Ozy

The Lazarus laundering operation, says Janczewski, involves creating and maintaining hundreds of false accounts and identities, a consistent level of sophistication and effort that underlines just how important the operation is for Pyongyang.

In the end there will likely be four or perhaps five relatively large providers that can offer competing levels of technological sophistication and reach.

Some retailers are media owners in their own right and so there are different levels of sophistication around commerce activations.

From Digiday

Conservatives scoring highest on tests for cognitive sophistication or quantitative reasoning skills are most susceptible to motivated reasoning about climate science.

Lacey Noonan's A Gronking to Remember makes 50 Shades of Grey look like Madame Bovary in terms of its literary sophistication.

So, the display—which has the aesthetic sophistication of a middle school science project—will go up for week.

His dresses were worn by Hollywood stars and first ladies, emanating glamour and sophistication.

This Palmer stands for elegance and sophistication: the embodiment of natural gifts, both athletic and personal.

Anyone who thinks otherwise, to employ the emotional sophistication of “Shake It Off,” can suck it.

She chattered with the childish artlessness that at times veiled her sophistication.

Their being very much cheaper accounts for the sophistication.

Sophistication has often been resorted to in order ostensibly to improve damaged or cheap coffee.

It is the ideal of being natural, of being primitive, dismissing "refinements" and the tricks of literary sophistication.

Glahn and Edvarda are both essentially and deeply primitive though afflicted with a blight of sophistication.


On this page you'll find 33 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to sophistication, such as: composure, elegance, finesse, poise, refinement, and tact.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.