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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. Mark Rosekind:

    It is important to note that this number is an estimate and will be refined, we know that there are almost certainly vehicles that are counted twice.

  2. David Katz:

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

  3. Grand Duchess Maria Nikolaevna of Russia:

    Why are you not disgusted with yourselves when you use such shameful words? Do you imagine that you can woo a well-born woman with such witticisms and have her be well disposed towards you? Be refined and respectable men and then we can get along.

  4. Gaston Bachelard:

    Ideas are refined and multiplied in the commerce of minds. In their splendor, images effect a very simple communion of souls.

  5. 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.

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