from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Having acquired worldly knowledge or refinement; lacking natural simplicity or naiveté.
- adj. Very complex or complicated: the latest and most sophisticated technology.
- adj. Suitable for or appealing to the tastes of sophisticates: a sophisticated drama.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Having obtained worldly experience, and lacking naiveté; cosmopolitan.
- adj. Elegant, refined.
- adj. Complicated, especially of complex technology.
- adj. Appealing to the tastes of an intellectual; cerebral.
- adj. Dishonest or misleading.
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of sophisticate.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. ahead in development; complex or intricate
- adj. having or appealing to those having worldly knowledge and refinement and savoir-faire
- adj. intellectually appealing
First English usage circa 1601. Medieval Latin sophisticatus. (Wiktionary)