unrefined


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unrefined

(ˌʌnrɪˈfaɪnd)
adj
1. (of substances such as petroleum, ores, and sugar) not processed into a pure or usable form
2. coarse in manners or language
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unrefined - not refined or processedunrefined - not refined or processed; "unrefined ore"; "crude oil"
processed, refined - freed from impurities by processing; "refined sugar"; "refined oil"; "to gild refined gold"- Shakespeare
2.unrefined - (used of persons and their behavior) not refined; uncouth; "how can a refined girl be drawn to such an unrefined man?"
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; "unfastidious in her dress"
ungracious - lacking charm and good taste; "an ungracious industrial city"; "this curt summary is not meant to be ungracious"; "ungracious behavior"
unpolished - not carefully reworked or perfected or made smooth by polishing; "dull unpolished shoes"
refined - (used of persons and their behavior) cultivated and genteel; "she was delicate and refined and unused to hardship"; "refined people with refined taste"

unrefined

adjective
1. raw, crude, untreated, unfinished, unpolished, unpurified the price of unrefined oil as it comes out of the ground

unrefined

adjective
1. In a natural state and still not prepared for use:
Translations

unrefined

[ˈʌnrɪˈfaɪnd] ADJ
1. (= not processed) [oil, sugar etc] → crudo, sin refinar
2. (= coarse) [person, manners] → poco refinado

unrefined

[ˌʌnrɪˈfaɪnd] adj [sugar, carbohydrates] → non raffiné(e); [petroleum, oil] → brut(e), non raffiné(e); [sugar, flour] → non raffiné(e) unrefined oilunrefined oil nbrut m

unrefined

adj
petroleum, sugar, metalnicht raffiniert; foodnaturbelassen; cerealunbehandelt
personunkultiviert; mannersunfein

unrefined

[ˌʌnrɪˈfaɪnd] adj (petroleum) → greggio/a; (sugar) → non raffinato/a; (person, manners, coarse) → rozzo/a
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And even though it may offend you, I feel bound to say that the majority also of English people are uncouth and unrefined, whereas we Russian folk can recognise beauty wherever we see it, and are always eager to cultivate the same.
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