Etymology
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sophisticated (adj.)

c. 1600, "mixed with a foreign substance, impure; no longer simple or natural," past-participle adjective from sophisticate (v.). Of persons, with a positive sense, "worldly-wise, discriminating, cultured," from 1895.

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Definitions of sophisticated

sophisticated (adj.)
having or appealing to those having worldly knowledge and refinement and savoir-faire;
a sophisticated book
a sophisticated lifestyle
sophisticated young socialites
a sophisticated audience
sophisticated (adj.)
intellectually appealing;
a sophisticated drama
From wordnet.princeton.edu