Antonyms of adj coarse

3 senses of coarse

Sense 1
coarse (vs. fine), harsh -- (of textures that are rough to the touch or substances consisting of relatively large particles; "coarse meal"; "coarse sand"; "a coarse weave")

fine (vs. coarse) -- (of textures that are smooth to the touch or substances consisting of relatively small particles; "wood with a fine grain"; "fine powdery snow"; "fine rain"; "batiste is a cotton fabric with a fine weave"; "covered with a fine film of dust")
        => close, tight -- (of textiles; "a close weave"; "smooth percale with a very tight weave")
        => close-grained, fine-grained -- (dense or compact in structure or texture, as a wood composed of small-diameter cells; "close-grained birch"; "fine-grained rock")
        => dustlike -- (as fine and powdery as dust)
        => floury -- (resembling flour in fine powdery texture; "a floury clay")
        => nongranular -- (not having granules; "clear nongranular cytoplasm")
        => powdered, powdery, pulverized, pulverised, small-grained, fine-grained -- (consisting of fine particles; "powdered cellulose"; "powdery snow"; "pulverized sugar is prepared from granulated sugar by grinding")
        => small -- (have fine or very small constituent particles; "a small misty rain")
        => superfine -- (of extremely fine size or texture; "superfine sugar"; "a superfine file")

Sense 2
coarse, common, rough-cut, uncouth, vulgar -- (lacking refinement or cultivation or taste; "he had coarse manners but a first-rate mind"; "behavior that branded him as common"; "an untutored and uncouth human being"; "an uncouth soldier--a real tough guy"; "appealing to the vulgar taste for violence"; "the vulgar display of the newly rich")

INDIRECT (VIA unrefined) -> refined -- ((used of persons and their behavior) cultivated and genteel; "she was delicate and refined and unused to hardship"; "refined people with refined taste")

Sense 3
coarse, common -- (of low or inferior quality or value; "of what coarse metal ye are molded"- Shakespeare; "produced...the common cloths used by the poorer population")

INDIRECT (VIA inferior) -> superior -- (of high or superior quality or performance; "superior wisdom derived from experience"; "superior math students")

Similarity of adj coarse

3 senses of coarse

Sense 1
coarse (vs. fine), harsh -- (of textures that are rough to the touch or substances consisting of relatively large particles; "coarse meal"; "coarse sand"; "a coarse weave")
       => coarse-grained, large-grained -- (not having a fine texture; "coarse-grained wood"; "large-grained sand")
       => farinaceous, coarse-grained, grainy, granular, granulose, gritty, mealy -- (composed of or covered with particles resembling meal in texture or consistency; "granular sugar"; "the photographs were grainy and indistinct"; "it left a mealy residue")
       => granulated -- (made grainy or formed into granules; "granulated sugar")
       => plushy, plush-like -- ((of textures) resembling plush)
       => loose, open -- ((of textures) full of small openings or gaps; "an open texture"; "a loose weave")
          Also See-> rough#1, unsmooth#1

Sense 2
coarse, common, rough-cut, uncouth, vulgar -- (lacking refinement or cultivation or taste; "he had coarse manners but a first-rate mind"; "behavior that branded him as common"; "an untutored and uncouth human being"; "an uncouth soldier--a real tough guy"; "appealing to the vulgar taste for violence"; "the vulgar display of the newly rich")
       => unrefined (vs. refined) -- ((used of persons and their behavior) not refined; uncouth; "how can a refined girl be drawn to such an unrefined man?")

Sense 3
coarse, common -- (of low or inferior quality or value; "of what coarse metal ye are molded"- Shakespeare; "produced...the common cloths used by the poorer population")
       => inferior (vs. superior) -- (of low or inferior quality)

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