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  Definition of Refined
  1. free from what is tawdry or unbecoming; "a neat style"; "a neat set of rules"; "she hated to have her neat plans upset"
  2. suggesting taste, ease, and wealth
  3. made pure
  4. used of persons and their behavior; cultivated and genteel; "she was delicate and refined and unused to hardship"; "refined people with refined taste"
  5. freed from impurities by processing; "refined sugar"; "refined oil"; "to gild refined gold"- Shakespeare
  6. 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"
Similar Words: neat, tasteful, elegant, graceful, purified, sublimate, processed, polished, svelte, urbane

 

See Also: civilized, civilised, elegant, fastidious, gracious, polished

 

 
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