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Meaning of SOPHISTIC

Pronunciation:  su'fistik

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  plausible but misleading
 

SOPHISTIC is a 9 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: invalid, sophistical
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\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.

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

 

 

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