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so·phis·tic

 (sə-fĭs′tĭk) or so·phis·ti·cal (-tĭ-kəl)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or characteristic of sophists.
2. Apparently sound but really fallacious; specious: sophistic refutations.

so·phis′ti·cal·ly adv.

sophistic

(səˈfɪstɪk) or

sophistical

adj
1. (Philosophy) of or relating to sophists or sophistry
2. (Philosophy) consisting of sophisms or sophistry; specious
soˈphistically adv

so•phis•tic

(səˈfɪs tɪk)

adj.
1. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of sophistry, sophists, or the ancient Greek Sophists.
2. of the nature of sophistry; fallacious.
[1540–50]
so•phis′ti•cal•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.sophistic - of or pertaining to sophists
2.sophistic - plausible but misleading
invalid - having no cogency or legal force; "invalid reasoning"; "an invalid driver's license"

sophistic

adjective
Containing fundamental errors in reasoning:
Translations

sophistic(al)

adjsophistisch