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Synonyms for refined
rɪˈfaɪnd

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. refined(adj)

    (used of persons and their behavior) cultivated and genteel

    "she was delicate and refined and unused to hardship"; "refined people with refined taste"

    Synonyms:
    graceful, elegant, processed, polished, tasteful, neat, svelte, urbane

    Antonyms:
    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

  2. refined, processed(adj)

    freed from impurities by processing

    "refined sugar"; "refined oil"; "to gild refined gold"- Shakespeare

    Synonyms:
    graceful, elegant, processed, polished, tasteful, neat, svelte, urbane

    Antonyms:
    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

  3. polished, refined, svelte, urbane(adj)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    urbane, lissome, neat, lithesome, sylphlike, lissom, polished, slender, processed, slight, svelte, tasteful, slim, graceful, elegant, supple, dressed, milled, lithe

    Antonyms:
    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

  4. elegant, graceful, refined(adj)

    suggesting taste, ease, and wealth

    Synonyms:
    graceful, elegant, processed, polished, tasteful, neat, svelte, urbane

    Antonyms:
    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

  5. neat, refined, tasteful(adj)

    free from what is tawdry or unbecoming

    "a neat style"; "a neat set of rules"; "she hated to have her neat plans upset"

    Synonyms:
    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

    Antonyms:
    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

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. refined

    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.

    Synonyms:
    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

    Antonyms:
    big, blunt, clumsy, coarse, great, heavy, huge, immense, large, rude, stout, thick

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. refined

    Synonyms:
    courtly, polished, accomplished, genteel

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. refined(a.)

    Synonyms:
    purified, clarified

  2. refined(a.)

    Synonyms:
    accomplished, cultivated, polished, elegant, genteel, stylish, courtly, polite, well-bred

  3. refined(a.)

    Synonyms:
    classic, classical, pure, chaste, attic, delicate, nice, exquisite

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. refined(a)

    Synonyms:
    exquisite, polished, fine, well-bred, courtly, cultured, purified, sublimated, subtle, subtilized

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How to use refined in a sentence?

  1. Wang Zhao:

    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.

  2. Willy Lam:

    Over the last two years or so, the propaganda has become less refined. There's a big market for this kind of crude nationalism.

  3. Kimberley Boggus:

    The party that tells women to sit down and shut up is not supposed to be the Democratic Party, … I may not be refined, but I’m real. The polished turds that they continue to shove down our throats as politicians are still turds.

  4. Mao Zedong:

    A revolution is not a dinner party, or writing an essay, or painting a picture, or doing embroidery; it cannot be so refined, so leisurely and gentle, so temperate, kind, courteous, restrained and magnanimous. A revolution is an insurrection, an act of violence by which one class overthrows another.

  5. Darmin Nasution:

    All this time, refinery projects are always given to Pertamina or for Pertamina and its partners, in the future, we will open it for private investors, although the refined products must be sold to Pertamina to be distributed to the whole of Indonesia.


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