sophomoric(redirected from sophomorically)
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1. Of or characteristic of a sophomore.
2. Exhibiting great immaturity and lack of judgment: sophomoric behavior.
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-)
1. of or pertaining to sophomores.
2. intellectually pretentious and conceited but immature and ill-informed.
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.