Synonyms for refined
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Fine (Latin finis, end) denotes that which has been brought to a full end, finished. From this root-sense many derived meanings branch out, causing words quite remote from each other to be alike synonyms of fine. That which is truly finished, brought to an ideal end, is excellent of its kind, and beautiful, if a thing that admits of beauty; as, a fine house, fine trees, a fine woman, a fine morning; if a thing that admits of the removal of impurities, it is not finished till these are removed, and hence fine signifies clarified, clear, pure, refined; as, fine gold. That which is finished is apt to be polished, smooth to the touch, minutely exact in outline; hence fine comes to be a synonym for all words like dainty, delicate, exquisite; as, fine manners, a fine touch, fine perceptions. As that which is delicate is apt to be small, by an easy extension of meaning fine becomes a synonym for slender, slight, minute, comminuted; as, a fine thread, fine sand; or for filmy, tenuous, thin; as, a fine lace, fine wire; and as a thin edge is keen, sharp, fine becomes also a synonym for these words; as, a fine point, a fine edge. Compare BEAUTIFUL; MINUTE.
beautiful, clarified, clear, comminuted, dainty, delicate, elegant, excellent, exquisite, fine, gauzy, handsome, keen, minute, nice, polished, pure, sensitive, sharp, slender, slight, small, smooth, splendid, subtile, subtle, tenuous, thin
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(used of persons and their behavior) cultivated and genteel
"she was delicate and refined and unused to hardship"; "refined people with refined taste"
uncultivated, naive, loutish, crude, oafish, robust, neandertal, swinish, ill-bred, naif, unladylike, ungracious, yokelish, agrestic, neanderthal, low, uncultured, unrefined, inelegant, rough-spoken, rough-cut, lowbred, ungentlemanly, underbred, unprocessed, common, artless, ungentlemanlike, crass, bounderish, uncouth, boorish, rude, rough, coarse, vulgar
freed from impurities by processing
"refined sugar"; "refined oil"; "to gild refined gold"- Shakespeare
oafish, crude, vulgar, naif, bounderish, coarse, ungentlemanlike, uncouth, loutish, unprocessed, boorish, neandertal, swinish, common, unrefined, rough-spoken, crass, robust, underbred, rude, ill-bred, ungentlemanly, low, neanderthal, uncultivated, unladylike, yokelish, naive, agrestic, uncultured, lowbred, artless, ungracious, rough-cut, rough, inelegant
polished, refined, svelte, urbaneadjective
showing a high degree of refinement and the assurance that comes from wide social experience
"his polished manner"; "maintained an urbane tone in his letters"
naive, ungentlemanlike, naif, unprocessed, inelegant, agrestic, oafish, lowbred, vulgar, yokelish, rude, coarse, rough-spoken, underbred, uncouth, low, boorish, common, uncultured, robust, unladylike, crass, rough, uncultivated, ungentlemanly, neanderthal, rough-cut, neandertal, unrefined, ill-bred, swinish, crude, ungracious, bounderish, loutish, artless
elegant, graceful, refinedadjective
suggesting taste, ease, and wealth
ungracious, boorish, common, ungentlemanlike, vulgar, low, neanderthal, unrefined, ungentlemanly, crude, agrestic, coarse, crass, inelegant, ill-bred, unladylike, yokelish, rough-cut, neandertal, unprocessed, uncouth, loutish, bounderish, rough, rude, lowbred, naif, underbred, uncultured, naive, rough-spoken, uncultivated, artless, robust, swinish, oafish
neat, refined, tastefuladjective
free from what is tawdry or unbecoming
"a neat style"; "a neat set of rules"; "she hated to have her neat plans upset"
urbane, slap-up, full-strength, straight, cracking, neat, clean, svelte, nifty, swell, graceful, orderly, keen, tasteful, processed, bang-up, smashing, not bad(p), elegant, corking, groovy, polished, great, bully, dandy, peachy
rough-cut, inelegant, oafish, underbred, ungracious, crass, naive, bounderish, yokelish, low, ungentlemanly, artless, ill-bred, swinish, rude, robust, agrestic, rough, lowbred, coarse, neandertal, vulgar, ungentlemanlike, boorish, naif, unrefined, uncultured, unladylike, uncultivated, neanderthal, rough-spoken, common, uncouth, unprocessed, loutish, crude
1. having or showing much worldly knowledge or cultural refinement: a sophisticated businesswoman who is unlikely to be outmaneuvered; a sophisticated appraisal of the movie.Submitted by khushboo.gloriya on October 1, 2020
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Only the brave know how to forgive; it is the most refined and generous pitch of virtue human nature can arrive at.
Domestic demand for refined oil products is very weak, which sent prices of the refined products down and largely reduced the revenue at refineries, but meanwhile raw material prices were high.
Ideas are refined and multiplied in the commerce of minds. In their splendor, images effect a very simple communion of souls.
More product trading is becoming more long-haul and this can be seen via National Oil Companies (NOCs) trying to build up downstream operations to produce clean refined products, by diversifying from just exporting crude, NOCs are developing their operations and institutions in China, India, Middle East and elsewhere to balance their assets and liability bases.
It is wise to apply the oil of refined politeness to the mechanisms of friendship.
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- refinatCatalan, Valencian
- تصفیه شدهPersian
- châtié, affinéFrench
- finomított, finom, rafinált, kifinomultHungarian
- рафинированный, очищенный, утончённый, изысканный, благородныйRussian
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