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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
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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"
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unrefined

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

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

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

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

[ˌʌnrɪˈfaɪnd] adj (petroleum) → greggio/a; (sugar) → non raffinato/a; (person, manners, coarse) → rozzo/a
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If acceptable at all, such contexts may have either a stunning effect upon the interlocutor, or may be treated as unrefinedly jocular.