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Noun sophistication has 5 senses
  1. edification, sophistication - uplifting enlightenment
    --1 is a kind of enlightenment
    --1 has particulars: disenchantment, disillusion, disillusionment
  2. sophism, sophistry, sophistication - a deliberately invalid argument displaying ingenuity in reasoning in the hope of deceiving someone
    --2 is a kind of fallacy, false belief
    Derived form: verb sophisticate2
  3. sophistication - being expert or having knowledge of some technical subject; "understanding affine transformations requires considerable mathematical sophistication"
    --3 is a kind of
    expertness, expertise
    Derived form: verb sophisticate4
  4. sophistication, worldliness - the quality or character of being intellectually sophisticated through cultivation or experience or disillusionment
    --4 is a kind of quality
    Antonyms: naivete, naivety, naiveness
    Derived form: verb sophisticate1
  5. sophistication - falsification by the use of sophistry; misleading by means of specious fallacies; "he practiced the art of sophistication upon reason"
    --5 is a kind of
    falsification, falsehood
    Derived form: verb sophisticate2
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