Antonyms of adj unrefined

2 senses of unrefined

Sense 1
unrefined (vs. refined), unprocessed, crude -- (not refined or processed; "unrefined ore"; "crude oil")

refined (vs. unrefined), processed -- (freed from impurities by processing; "refined sugar"; "refined oil"; "to gild refined gold"- Shakespeare)

Sense 2
unrefined (vs. refined) -- ((used of persons and their behavior) not refined; uncouth; "how can a refined girl be drawn to such an unrefined man?")

refined (vs. unrefined) -- ((used of persons and their behavior) cultivated and genteel; "she was delicate and refined and unused to hardship"; "refined people with refined taste")
        => civilized, civilised, cultivated, cultured, genteel, polite -- (marked by refinement in taste and manners; "cultivated speech"; "cultured Bostonians"; "cultured tastes"; "a genteel old lady"; "polite society")
        => couth -- ((used facetiously) refined)
        => dainty, mincing, niminy-piminy, prim, twee -- (affectedly dainty or refined)
        => debonair, debonaire, debonnaire, suave -- (having a sophisticated charm; "a debonair gentleman")
        => finespun, delicate -- (developed with extreme delicacy and subtlety; "the satire touches with finespun ridicule every kind of human pretense")
        => gentlemanlike, gentlemanly -- (befitting a man of good breeding; "gentlemanly behavior")
        => ladylike -- (befitting a woman of good breeding; "ladylike manners")
        => patrician -- (befitting a person of noble origin; "a patrician nose")
        => overrefined, superfine -- (excessively delicate or refined)
        => well-bred, well-mannered -- (of good upbringing)

Similarity of adj unrefined

2 senses of unrefined

Sense 1
unrefined (vs. refined), unprocessed, crude -- (not refined or processed; "unrefined ore"; "crude oil")

Sense 2
unrefined (vs. refined) -- ((used of persons and their behavior) not refined; uncouth; "how can a refined girl be drawn to such an unrefined man?")
       => agrestic -- ((of behavior) rustic and uncouth; "the agrestic behavior of a country boy")
       => artless, uncultivated, uncultured -- ((of persons) lacking art or knowledge)
       => boorish, loutish, neanderthal, neandertal, oafish, swinish -- (ill-mannered and coarse and contemptible in behavior or appearance; "was boorish and insensitive"; "the loutish manners of a bully"; "her stupid oafish husband"; "aristocratic contempt for the swinish multitude")
       => 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")
       => crass -- ((of persons) so unrefined as to be lacking in discrimination and sensibility)
       => ill-bred, bounderish, lowbred, rude, underbred, yokelish -- ((of persons) lacking in refinement or grace)
       => low -- (unrefined in character; "low comedy")
       => robust -- (rough and crude; "a robust tale")
       => rough -- ((of persons or behavior) lacking refinement or finesse; "she was a diamond in the rough"; "rough manners")
       => rough-spoken -- (rude or uncouth in speech)
       => ungentlemanly, ungentlemanlike -- (not befitting a gentleman)
       => unladylike -- (lacking the behavior or manner or style considered proper for a lady)
          Also See-> inelegant#1; unfastidious#2; ungracious#1; unpolished#1

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