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Definition 1: (used of persons and their behavior) not refined; uncouth - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where unrefined or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • how can a refined girl be drawn to such an unrefined man?

(unrefined is similar to ...) lacking the behavior or manner or style considered proper for a lady

(unrefined is similar to ...) not befitting a gentleman

(unrefined is similar to ...) rude or uncouth in speech

(unrefined is similar to ...) (of persons or behavior) lacking refinement or finesse

"she was a diamond in the rough" "rough manners"

(unrefined is similar to ...) rough and crude

"a robust tale"

(unrefined is similar to ...) unrefined in character

"low comedy"

(unrefined is similar to ...) (of persons) lacking in refinement or grace

(unrefined is similar to ...) (of persons) so unrefined as to be lacking in discrimination and sensibility

(unrefined is similar to ...) 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"

(unrefined is similar to ...) 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"

(unrefined is similar to ...) (of persons) lacking art or knowledge

(unrefined is similar to ...) (of behavior) rustic and uncouth

"the agrestic behavior of a country boy"

(means also ...) not carefully reworked or perfected or made smooth by polishing

"dull unpolished shoes"

(means also ...) lacking charm and good taste

"an ungracious industrial city" "this curt summary is not meant to be ungracious" "ungracious behavior"

(means also ...) marked by an absence of due or proper care or attention to detail; not concerned with cleanliness

"unfastidious in her dress"

(means also ...) lacking in refinement or grace or good taste

Definition 2: not refined or processed - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where unrefined or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • unrefined ore
  • crude oil

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