sophomoric

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soph·o·mor·ic

 (sŏf′ə-môr′ĭk, -mŏr′-)
adj.
1. Of or characteristic of a sophomore.
2. Exhibiting great immaturity and lack of judgment: sophomoric behavior.

soph′o·mor′i·cal·ly adv.

sophomoric

(ˌsɒfəˈmɒrɪk) or

sophomorical

adj
censorious US and Canadian of or relating to a person who is overconfident with his or her knowledge despite being uninformed

soph•o•mor•ic

(ˌsɒf əˈmɔr ɪk, -ˈmɒr-)

adj.
1. of or pertaining to sophomores.
2. intellectually pretentious and conceited but immature and ill-informed.
[1805–15, Amer.]
soph`o•mor′i•cal•ly, adv.

sophomoric

- Includes the roots soph-, "wise," and moros, "fool"—so the contrast between wisdom and ignorance is built right into the word.
See also related terms for ignorance.