Sophisticalness
Sophistic So*phis"tic, Sophistical So*phis"tic*al, a. [L. sophisticus, Gr. ?: cf. F. sophistique.] Of or pertaining to a sophist; embodying sophistry; fallaciously subtile; not sound. [1913 Webster]

His argument . . . is altogether sophistical. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster] -- {So*phis"tic*al*ly}, adv. -- {So*phis"tic*al*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]


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  • sophisticalness — noun The quality or state of being sophistical. Syn: sophistry …   Wiktionary

  • sophisticalness — so·phis·ti·cal·ness …   English syllables

  • sophisticalness — noun see sophistical …   Useful english dictionary

  • sophistic — sophistically, adv. sophisticalness, n. /seuh fis tik/, adj. 1. of the nature of sophistry; fallacious. 2. characteristic or suggestive of sophistry. 3. given to the use of sophistry. 4. of or pertaining to sophists or sophistry. Also,… …   Universalium

  • sophistic — /səˈfɪstɪk/ (say suh fistik) adjective 1. of the nature of sophistry; fallacious. 2. characteristic or suggestive of sophistry. 3. given to the use of sophistry. 4. of or relating to sophists or sophistry. Also, sophistical. –sophistically,… …   Australian English dictionary

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