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Synonyms of cosmopolitan

Noun


1. cosmopolitan, cosmopolite, sophisticate, man of the world

usage: a sophisticated person who has travelled in many countries

Adjective


1. cosmopolitan (vs. endemic), widely distributed

usage: growing or occurring in many parts of the world; "a cosmopolitan herb"; "cosmopolitan in distribution"

2. cosmopolitan (vs. provincial), traveled, travelled

usage: composed of people from or at home in many parts of the world; especially not provincial in attitudes or interests; "his cosmopolitan benevolence impartially extended to all races and to all creeds"- T.B. Macaulay; "the ancient and cosmopolitan societies of Syria and Egypt"; "that queer, cosmopolitan, rather sinister crowd found around the Marseilles docks"

3. cosmopolitan, ecumenical, oecumenical, general, universal, worldwide, world-wide, comprehensive (vs. noncomprehensive)

usage: of worldwide scope or applicability; "an issue of cosmopolitan import"; "the shrewdest political and ecumenical comment of our time"- Christopher Morley; "universal experience"

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