1、soph- + -istication (复合后缀)。
- sophistication (n.)
- early 15c., "use of sophistry; fallacious argument intended to mislead; adulteration; an adulterated or adulterating substance," from Medieval Latin sophisticationem (nominative sophisticatio), noun of action from past participle stem of sophisticare "adulterate, cheat quibble," from Latin sophisticus "of sophists," from Greek sophistikos "of or pertaining to a sophist," from sophistes "a wise man, master, teacher" (see sophist). Meaning "wordly wisdom, refinement, discrimination" is attested from 1850.
- 1. Barry had his nose put out of joint by Lucy's aloof sophistication.
- 2. Well, who gives a toss about sophistication anyway?
- 3. Despite her scruffy clothes, there was an air of sophistication about her.
- 尽管她衣衫褴褛, 但神态老练世故.
- 4. He felt people were contemptuous of his lack of sophistication.
- 5. The decor has a cool sophistication.
[ sophistication 造句 ]