unpolished

An unpolished object has a dull or matte surface, rather than a shiny one. An unpolished person, on the other hand, is socially awkward or unsophisticated.

The gravel in a parking lot is unpolished, while the marbles you collect in a jar are highly polished and shiny. When you use this adjective to describe people and the way they act, they're lacking a figurative kind of polish instead. An unpolished speech wasn't practiced and perfected but is improvised and rough. Unpolished behavior at a fancy restaurant might embarrass the other diners (especially if it involves belching or feet on the table).

Definitions of unpolished
  1. adjective
    not carefully reworked or perfected or made smooth by polishing
    “dull unpolished shoes”
    Synonyms:
    dull
    emitting or reflecting very little light
    raw
    untempered and unrefined
    rough
    not perfected
    unburnished
    of metals e.g.; not made shiny and smooth by friction
    unrefined
    (used of persons and their behavior) not refined; uncouth
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    Antonyms:
    polished
    perfected or made shiny and smooth
    bright
    emitting or reflecting light readily or in large amounts
    bright, burnished, lustrous, shining, shiny
    made smooth and bright by or as if by rubbing; reflecting a sheen or glow
    finished
    (of skills or the products of skills) brought to or having the greatest excellence; perfected
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  2. adjective
    lacking social polish
    synonyms: gauche, graceless
    inelegant
    lacking in refinement or grace or good taste
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