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Meaning of "sophistic" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF SOPHISTIC

sophistic  [səˈfɪstɪk] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SOPHISTIC

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Sophistic is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES SOPHISTIC MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of sophistic in the English dictionary

The definition of sophistic in the dictionary is of or relating to sophists or sophistry. Other definition of sophistic is consisting of sophisms or sophistry; specious.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SOPHISTIC


anachronistic
əˌnækrəˈnɪstɪk
artistic
ɑːˈtɪstɪk
ballistic
bəˈlɪstɪk
characteristic
ˌkærɪktəˈrɪstɪk
fistic
ˈfɪstɪk
futuristic
ˌfjuːtʃəˈrɪstɪk
holistic
həʊˈlɪstɪk
linguistic
lɪŋˈɡwɪstɪk
logistic
lɒˈdʒɪstɪk
mystic
ˈmɪstɪk
optimistic
ˌɒptɪˈmɪstɪk
Orphistic
ɔːˈfɪstɪk
pacifistic
ˈpæsɪˌfɪstɪk
philosophistic
fɪˌlɒsəˈfɪstɪk
polycystic
ˌpɒlɪˈsɪstɪk
realistic
ˌrɪəˈlɪstɪk
statistic
stəˈtɪstɪk
Sufistic
suːˈfɪstɪk
symphystic
sɪmˈfɪstɪk
unrealistic
ˌʌnrɪəˈlɪstɪk

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SOPHISTIC

sopheric
sopherim
Sophi
Sophia
sophism
sophist
sophister
sophistical
sophistically
sophisticate
sophisticated
sophisticatedly
sophistication
sophisticator
sophistries
sophistry
Sophoclean
Sophocles
sophomore
sophomoric

WORDS THAT END LIKE SOPHISTIC

antagonistic
autistic
deterministic
domestic
floristic
heuristic
humanistic
idealistic
journalistic
juristic
mechanistic
minimalistic
narcissistic
opportunistic
pessimistic
probabilistic
sadistic
stylistic
synergistic
terroristic
touristic

Synonyms and antonyms of sophistic in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «sophistic» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SOPHISTIC

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Translator English - Chinese

诡辩
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

sofística
570 millions of speakers

English

sophistic
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

मिथ्यावाद
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

سفسطائي
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

софистический
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

sofista
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

কুতর্ককসুলভ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

sophiste
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Sophistic
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

rabulistisch
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

詭弁
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

궤변
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Sophistic
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

có tính cách ngụy biện
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

போலிவாதத்தின்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

सुप्रसिद्ध
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

sofistçe
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

sofistica
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

sophistic
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

софістичний
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

sofistic
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

σοφιστικής
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

sophistic
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

avancerade V
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

sophistic
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of sophistic

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SOPHISTIC»

The term «sophistic» is regularly used and occupies the 93.421 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SOPHISTIC» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about sophistic

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SOPHISTIC»

Discover the use of sophistic in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to sophistic and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The Second Sophistic
Explores the various ways in which modern scholarship has approached the oratorical culture of the Early Imperial period.
Tim Whitmarsh, 2005
2
The Sophistic Movement
This book offers an introduction to the Sophists of fifth-century Athens and a new overall interpretation of their thought.
G. B. Kerferd, 1981
3
Paideia: The World of the Second Sophistic
Review text: "The papers in this volume offer a series of fascinating perspectives on the world of the Second Sophistic."Christopher Kelly in: Journal of Hellenic Studies 2006.
Barbara Borg, 2004
4
Gorgias and the New Sophistic Rhetoric
In Gorgias and the New Sophistic Rhetoric, Bruce McComiskey achieves three rhetorical goals: he treats a single sophist's rhetorical technê (art) in the context of the intellectual upheavals of fifth-century bce Greece, thus avoiding the ...
Bruce McComiskey, 2002
5
Ignatius of Antioch and the Second Sophistic: A Study of an ...
Allen Brent submits Ignatius' language to a comprehensive analysis and seeks to show that both conceptually, and in terms of the form of his arguments, his language game is clearly that of the pagan, Greek city-states of Asia Minor in the ...
Allen Brent, 2006
6
Quintus Smyrnaeus: Transforming Homer in Second Sophistic Epic
The “Events after Homer”, described by Quintus Smyrnaeus in the third century AD in his Greek epic Posthomerica, are an attempt to bridge the gap between the Iliad and the Odyssey , and to combine the various scattered reports of the ...
Manuel Baumbach, Silvio Bär, 2007
7
Being Greek Under Rome: Cultural Identity, the Second ...
These especially commissioned essays open up a fascinating and novel perspective on a crucial era of Western culture. In the second century CE the Roman empire dominated the Mediterranean, but Greek culture maintained its huge prestige.
Simon Goldhill, 2007
8
The Second Sophistic: A Cultural Phenomenon in the Roman Empire
In writing I have tried to keep asking how Graeco-Roman aristocrats were conditioned to view their environment through a series of sophistic perspectives. I have attempted to look at sophists first against the general background of the Imperial ...
Graham Anderson, 2005
9
Perceptions of the Second Sophistic and Its Times
The essays explore the Second Sophistic and describe how the intellectual elites of this period perceived and defined themselves, how they were judged by later authors, and how we understand them today.
Thomas S. Schmidt, Pascale Fleury, 2011
10
The Greek World of Apuleius: Apuleius and the Second Sophistic
This is the first attempt since that of Paul Vallette in 1908 to place the Latin writer Apuleius in the context of the (Greek) Second Sophistic.
Gerald N. Sandy, 1997

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SOPHISTIC»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term sophistic is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Sophistic Dance Event
Tijdens het eerste Sophistic Dance Event op zondagmiddag 7 juni stonden alle groepen van Sophistic op het podium in de voorstelling met het thema 'It's ... «SIRIS.nl, Jun 15»
2
Sophistic Dance Event It's Magic
Dansgroep Sophistic presenteert op zondag 7 juni in De Klepel in Asten het Sophistic Dance Event It's Magic. Tijdens de twee uur durende (familie)voorstelling ... «SIRIS.nl, May 15»
3
The United States Has Become a Dictatorship of Double Standards
I've lost count of how many sophistic articles have been published so far, but surely one of the most egregious came from Noah Feldman, JD, PhD, at Bloomberg ... «PJ Media, May 15»
4
ABC staff to learn fate after $254m Coalition budget cuts
Nor will ingenious sophistic arguments by others help you. Please come clean rather then sacrificing your ministers on the alter of your own self-preservation. «The Guardian, Nov 14»
5
Levine on Wall Street: Libyan Distractions, Libyan Hospitality
"The sophistic outpourings of a confirmed agent of Satan sent to Earth to separate you and your orphaned, widowed Mother-in-law from any semblance of ... «Bloomberg View, Jul 14»
6
Starvation as the New “Death with Dignity”
Bioethicist Paul T. Menzel and physician M. Colette Chandler-Cramer create a sophistic argument to justify their conclusion: People have the right to commit ... «First Things, May 14»
7
COTD: Neo-Sophistic Edition
Humans love to argue. For some people it's not about being correct so much as being convincing. And if you can conjure up some kind of puzzle that has no real ... «Jalopnik, Mar 12»
8
Eurovíziós Dalfesztivál - Krajczár Péter három dala is versenyben
Krajczár Péter zeneszerzőként jegyzi az Állítsd meg az időt (előadó Kökény Attila és Bencsik Tamara), a Yeah OK! (Sophistic) és az Élek a szemeidben (Tolvai ... «Paraméter, Jan 12»
9
Ugyanazzal próbálkozunk az Eurovíziós Dalfesztiválon
A Sophistic női hármas például igencsak rácáfol nevére: nem szofisztikáltak, leginkább egyszerűek - a korántsem bonyolult Yeah OK! című dalt elhallgatva ... «hvg.hu, Jan 12»
10
A Guide to Prague Designers and Their Boutiques
After working for a couple of commercial labels, the designer decided to strike out on her own; in September, she opened her new boutique, Sophistic (Jana ... «New York Times, Oct 11»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Sophistic [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/sophistic>. Oct 2019 ».
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