Unsophomoric

sophomoric

[sof-uh-mawr-ik, -mor-]
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to a sophomore or sophomores.
2.
suggestive of or resembling the traditional sophomore; intellectually pretentious, overconfident, conceited, etc., but immature: sophomoric questions.
Also, sophomorical.


Origin:
1805–15, Americanism; sophomore + -ic

sophomorically, adverb
unsophomoric, adjective
unsophomorical, adjective
unsophomorically, adverb


2. childish, adolescent, juvenile.
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