Antonyms of noun sophistication

1 of 5 senses of sophistication

Sense 4
sophistication, worldliness, mundaneness, mundanity -- (the quality or character of being intellectually sophisticated and worldly through cultivation or experience or disillusionment)
       Antonym of naivete (Sense 1)
      => naivete, naivety, naiveness -- (lack of sophistication or worldliness)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun sophistication

5 senses of sophistication

Sense 1
edification, sophistication -- (uplifting enlightenment)
       => enlightenment -- (education that results in understanding and the spread of knowledge)

Sense 2
sophism, sophistry, sophistication -- (a deliberately invalid argument displaying ingenuity in reasoning in the hope of deceiving someone)
       => fallacy, false belief -- (a misconception resulting from incorrect reasoning)

Sense 3
sophistication -- (being expert or having knowledge of some technical subject; "understanding affine transformations requires considerable mathematical sophistication")
       => expertness, expertise -- (skillfulness by virtue of possessing special knowledge)

Sense 4
sophistication, worldliness, mundaneness, mundanity -- (the quality or character of being intellectually sophisticated and worldly through cultivation or experience or disillusionment)
       => quality -- (an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone; "the quality of mercy is not strained"--Shakespeare)

Sense 5
sophistication -- (falsification by the use of sophistry; misleading by means of specious fallacies; "he practiced the art of sophistication upon reason")
       => falsification, falsehood -- (the act of rendering something false as by fraudulent changes (of documents or measures etc.) or counterfeiting)

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