unrefined

Definitions of unrefined
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adj not refined or processed

unrefined ore”
Synonyms:
crude, unprocessed
Antonyms:
processed, refined
freed from impurities by processing

adj (used of persons and their behavior) not refined; uncouth

“how can a refined girl be drawn to such an unrefined man?”
Synonyms:
inelegant
lacking in refinement or grace or good taste
unfastidious
marked by an absence of due or proper care or attention to detail; not concerned with cleanliness
ungracious
lacking charm and good taste
unpolished
not carefully reworked or perfected or made smooth by polishing
agrestic
(of behavior) rustic and uncouth
artless, uncultivated, uncultured
(of persons) lacking art or knowledge
boorish, loutish, neandertal, neanderthal, oafish, swinish
ill-mannered and coarse and contemptible in behavior or appearance
coarse, common, rough-cut, uncouth, vulgar
lacking refinement or cultivation or taste
crass
(of persons) so unrefined as to be lacking in discrimination and sensibility
bounderish, ill-bred, lowbred, rude, underbred, yokelish
(of persons) lacking in refinement or grace
low
unrefined in character
robust
rough and crude
rough
(of persons or behavior) lacking refinement or finesse
rough-spoken
rude or uncouth in speech
ungentlemanlike, ungentlemanly
not befitting a gentleman
unladylike
lacking the behavior or manner or style considered proper for a lady
Antonyms:
refined
(used of persons and their behavior) cultivated and genteel
civilised, civilized
having a high state of culture and development both social and technological
elegant
refined and tasteful in appearance or behavior or style
fastidious
giving careful attention to detail; hard to please; excessively concerned with cleanliness
gracious
characterized by charm, good taste, and generosity of spirit
polished
perfected or made shiny and smooth
civilised, civilized, cultivated, cultured, genteel, polite
marked by refinement in taste and manners
couth
(used facetiously) refined
dainty, mincing, niminy-piminy, prim, twee
affectedly dainty or refined
debonair, debonaire, debonnaire, suave
having a sophisticated charm
delicate, finespun
developed with extreme delicacy and subtlety
gentlemanlike, gentlemanly
befitting a man of good breeding
ladylike
befitting a woman of good breeding
patrician
befitting a person of noble origin
overrefined, superfine
excessively delicate or refined
well-bred, well-mannered
of good upbringing
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