What does refined mean?

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rɪˈfaɪndre·fined

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. refined(adj)

    (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, processed(adj)

    freed from impurities by processing

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

  3. polished, refined, svelte, urbane(adj)

    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, refined(adj)

    suggesting taste, ease, and wealth

  5. neat, refined, tasteful(adj)

    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. refined(Adjective)

    Showing or having good feelings or good taste.

    Ozzie and Harriet are refined people.

  2. refined(Adjective)

    An absence of coarseness.

  3. refined(Adjective)

    Not vulgar.

  4. refined(Adjective)

    Without impurities.

    The sugar was refined, not gritty.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Refined

    of Refine

  2. Refined(adj)

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

How to pronounce refined?

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How to say refined in sign language?

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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. Thomas Chandler Haliburton:

    Contentment is, after all, simply refined indolence.

  2. Jim White:

    It’s stripped of a lot of its nutrients and it’s refined.

  3. Stevie Smith:

    This Englishwoman is so refined She has no bosom and no behind.

  4. Colette:

    It is wise to apply the oil of refined politeness to the mechanisms of friendship.

  5. Yannis Karypidis:

    It's a product for refined tastes ... it's not something you can find in a supermarket.

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