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Etymology

Mediaeval Latin sophisticatus. (Eng. usg. 1601)
Ancient Greek sophist.

Adjective

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Positive
sophisticated

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  1. Having obtained worldly experience, and lacking naiveté; cosmopolitan,
  2. elegant, refined.
  3. Complicated, especially of complex technology.
  4. Appealing to the tastes of an intellectual; cerebral.

References

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary: Tenth Edition 1997

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