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Origin of sophisticate

1350鈥1400; Middle English (adj. and v.) <Medieval Latin sophistic膩tus (past participle of sophistic膩re to tamper with, disguise, trick with words), equivalent to Latin sophistic(us) (see sophistic) + -膩tus-ate1

OTHER WORDS FROM sophisticate

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How to use sophisticate in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for sophisticate

sophisticate

verb (s蓹藞f瑟st瑟藢ke瑟t)
(tr) to make (someone) less natural or innocent, as by education
to pervert or corrupt (an argument, etc) by sophistry
(tr) to make more complex or refined
rare to falsify (a text, etc) by alterations
noun (s蓹藞f瑟st瑟藢ke瑟t, -k瑟t)
a sophisticated person

Derived forms of sophisticate

sophistication, nounsophisticator, noun

Word Origin for sophisticate

C14: from Medieval Latin sophistic膩re, from Latin sophisticus sophistic
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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