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Definitions for refined
rɪˈfaɪndre·fined

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. refinedadjective

    (used of persons and their behavior) cultivated and genteel

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

  2. refined, processedadjective

    freed from impurities by processing

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

  3. 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"

  4. elegant, graceful, refinedadjective

    suggesting taste, ease, and wealth

  5. 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"

Wiktionary

  1. refinedadjective

    Showing or having good feelings or good taste.

    Ozzie and Harriet are refined people.

  2. refinedadjective

    An absence of coarseness.

  3. refinedadjective

    Not vulgar.

  4. refinedadjective

    Without impurities.

    The sugar was refined, not gritty.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Refined

    of Refine

  2. Refinedadjective

    freed from impurities or alloy; purifed; polished; cultured; delicate; as; refined gold; refined language; refined sentiments

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of refined in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of refined in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of refined in a Sentence

  1. Jens Walter:

    One hypothesis is that one of the reasons why we miss or lose some of the bacteria species in our gut is our very refined diet, which lacks fiber.

  2. Sterne:

    Only the brave know how to forgive; it is the most refined and generous pitch of virtue human nature can arrive at.

  3. Sara Haas:

    Intact whole grains that still have the outer layer [the bran], such as farro, freekeh, sorghum, and wheat berries, should be soaked in water overnight to help release the phytates, but this doesn't apply to semi-refined or unhulled types like pearled barley or instant oats.

  4. Spencer Haywood:

    There was so much chatter about it becoming a Black league, and we Black players didn't help the matter. We weren't refined. It was like, big fur coats, big fur hats. It was like Superfly in the NBA.

  5. David Katz:

    For sure, whole-grain pasta has a lower glycemic effect than refined pasta, whether or not it is reheated.

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