Definition of sophistication in English:

sophistication

noun

  • [mass noun] The quality of being sophisticated.

    ‘her air of sophistication and confidence’
    ‘the technological sophistication of their products’
    • ‘We Tories have taste, sophistication and a profound understanding of the human condition.’
    • ‘Above all, though, the list reflects wines with elegance and sophistication and individuality.’
    • ‘There's no question that this drum and bass act's debut oozes class and sophistication.’
    • ‘This northern Italian city can be summed up in two words: elegant sophistication.’
    • ‘No matter where he was, his films exude sophistication, elegance and grace.’
    worldliness, experience
    suaveness, urbanity, urbaneness, culture, civilization, polish, smoothness, refinement, elegance, style, poise, finesse
    savoir faire
    cool
    couth
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Pronunciation:

sophistication

/səˌfɪstɪˈkeɪʃn/