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Meaning of "sophistries" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF SOPHISTRIES

sophistries  [ˈsɒfɪstrɪz] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SOPHISTRIES

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Sophistries is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SOPHISTRIES


casuistries
ˈkæzjʊɪstrɪz
deviltries
ˈdevɪltrɪz
dissymmetries
dɪˈsɪmɪtrɪz
errantries
ˈerəntrɪz
gantries
ˈɡæntrɪz
gauntries
ˈɡɔːntrɪz
pageantries
ˈpædʒəntrɪz
pedantries
ˈpedəntrɪz
phratries
ˈfreɪtrɪz
rabbitries
ˈræbɪtrɪz
registries
ˈredʒstrɪz
sentries
ˈsentrɪz
tapestries
ˈtæpɪstrɪz
toiletries
ˈtɔɪlətrɪz

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SOPHISTRIES

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

WORDS THAT END LIKE SOPHISTRIES

accessories
ancestries
bordering countries
Castries
chemistries
countries
engineering industries
entries
industries
Low Countries
ministries
Organization of Petroleum-Exporting Countries
pantries
pastries
pleasantries
re-entries
retries
service industries
state-trading countries
symmetries
tries

Synonyms and antonyms of sophistries in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «SOPHISTRIES»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «sophistries» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of sophistries

Translation of «sophistries» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SOPHISTRIES

Find out the translation of sophistries to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of sophistries from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «sophistries» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

诡辩
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

sofismas
570 millions of speakers

English

sophistries
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

sophistries
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

المغالطات
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

софистика
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

sofismas
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

sophistries
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

sophismes
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Sophistries
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Spitzfindigkeiten
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

sophistries
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

궤변
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Sophistries
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

ngụy biện
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஜாலங்களைத்தான்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

सोफिस्ट्रीज
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

safsatalara
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

sofismi
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

sofistyki
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

софістика
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

sofisme
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

σοφιστείες
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

sophistries
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

sofisterier
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

sofisteri
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of sophistries

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SOPHISTRIES»

The term «sophistries» is normally little used and occupies the 140.039 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SOPHISTRIES» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «sophistries» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «sophistries» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

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

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SOPHISTRIES»

Discover the use of sophistries in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to sophistries and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Sophistries: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases
Proceeds from this book are used to expand the content and coverage of Websters Online Dictionary (www.websters-online-dictionary.org).
‎2008
2
Latest Drink Sophistries Versus Total Abstinence...
This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923.
Daniel Dorchester, 2012
3
The Sophistries of Christian Science
Although occasionally there may be certain imperfections with these old texts, we feel they deserve to be made available for future generations to enjoy.
Edward Clarence Farnsworth, 2012
4
Critical Companion to Emily Dickinson: A Literary Reference ...
In “sophistries of June” and “blue and gold mistake” aspects of reasoning and judgment are linked to the season. The sophistries, that is, fallacious reasoning, sound in appearance only, belong to the lush month of June. The “mistake” is the  ...
Sharon Leiter, 2007
5
The Sophistries of Christian Science
Although occasionally there may be certain imperfections with these old texts, we feel they deserve to be made available for future generations to enjoy.
Farnsworth Clarence, 2013
6
Belief Shock: Perennial Philosophy for the Intellectually ...
They are all sophistries, introduced in order to provide an appearance of verisimilitude in a seemingly logically impossible position, so that naive common sense belief may be preserved in the face of reason. One of these sophistries uses the ...
Helier J. Robinson, 2007
7
Emily Dickinson: Woman Poet
In the manuscript, the spider constructs 'Continents' or Theories of Light.' He forgets 'Boundaries' or 'Sophistries.' While 'Continents' and 'Boundaries' harmonize with the Gilbert and Gubar interpretation (these are the variants that, following ...
Paula Bennett, 1990
8
Collected works of Shlomo Pines: Studies in Arabic Versions ...
For if we (confine ourselves) to demonstrating the conception which to our mind is the true one and let be the sophistries which prevent17 this conception from being accepted, we give to what is false and to what is true an equal (status), ...
Shlomo Pinès, 1986
9
Truth and the Heretic: Crises of Knowledge in Medieval ...
Etienne de Bourbon, as we have seen, writes that the Waldensians may be identified by the fact that they “hide their doctrine with sophistries.”102 He elaborates, “They envelop themselves in many sophistries, by which they endeavor to ...
Karen Sullivan, 2005
10
A Philosophical Commentary on the Politics of Aristotle
Here the elements are the sophistries used to shift the mixture toward the well-off, and the opposing sophistries used to give control to the populace. They are called sophistries, no doubt, because they are devices of deceit, and devices that  ...
Peter Simpson, 2002

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SOPHISTRIES»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term sophistries is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Eroding the BSA
Your sophistries are unparalleled. Thank you to the Human Rights Campaign for tactfully eroding the Boy Scouts of America. Your sophistries are unparalleled. «Deseret News, Jul 15»
2
5 things to do around Ann Arbor this week: see Graham Nash …
Romance and chaos intertwine in this sharp satire that takes aim not only at environmental degradation, the sophistries of the legal system, and corporate piracy ... «MLive.com, Jul 15»
3
Illegal pot shops need rooting out in Pierce County
Washington law has actually been clear on that point for many decades, though the “medical” pot industry has employed various legal sophistries to claim ... «TheNewsTribune.com, Jul 15»
4
Time's up! No more wretched compromise over Confederate flag
The losers here are those who thought that airy sophistries about regional pride would forever trump the insistence of those who see in this symbol an ... «Chicago Tribune, Jun 15»
5
Can We Agree Never To Hire Anyone From World Bank And IMF To …
They convinced their bosses that they can fix Nigeria's economy by subjecting it to IMF's failed policies and sophistries. We know better now. In 6 years, Ms. «SaharaReporters.com, May 15»
6
Education: Hacks Praise Anything and Always with Enthusiasm
When you look back at American K-12 education for the past century, you first notice a preposterous parade of gimmicks and sophistries. Junk food for the mind, ... «American Thinker, Mar 15»
7
Snowden and the dark sophistry of CSEC
But CSEC appears to be constantly bumping into Canadian data and metadata. This country's signals intelligence policy is using sophistries to walk a thin line ... «The Globe and Mail, Jan 15»
8
Reading the riot act: the true story of the Great Revolt
“The study of the past with one eye, so to speak, on the present, is the source of all the sins and sophistries in history,” insisted the historian Herbert Butterfield in ... «New Statesman, Dec 14»
9
When Kavita Karkare expressed anguish against govt in a poem
Such will be the sophistries after your death. The Ram Pradhan Committee will hang even the martyrs, hence don't make the mistake of becoming a martyr in ... «Indian Express, Sep 14»
10
Obama Defends CIA Torturers
Obama's discussion of torture deserves to be considered in some detail, because his argument summarizes in a few sentences the sophistries and lies ... «Center for Research on Globalization, Aug 14»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Sophistries [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/sophistries>. Dec 2019 ».
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