Refined meaning

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The definition of refined is something that is made without impurities, or someone that is elegant.

An example of something refined is white table sugar.

An example of someone refined is a member of the royal family.

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Free from coarseness or vulgarity; polite.
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Showing or having good feelings or good taste.

Ozzie and Harriet are refined people.

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Free of impurities; purified.
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Precise to a fine degree.
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Made free from other matter, or from impurities; purified.
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Free from crudeness or coarseness; cultivated; elegant.
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Characterized by great subtlety, precision, etc.
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An absence of coarseness.
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Not vulgar.
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Without impurities.

The sugar was refined, not gritty.

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Simple past tense and past participle of refine.

The raw petroleum was refined into kerosene.

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