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Unrefined   /ˌənrifˈaɪnd/   Listen
Unrefined

adjective
1.
Not refined or processed.  Synonyms: crude, unprocessed.  "Crude oil"
2.
(used of persons and their behavior) not refined; uncouth.






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"Unrefined" Quotes from Famous Books



... hostile principle and its imaginations was become general in the Roman empire, the ignorance of its conquerors, those wild nations, Franks, Goths, Vandals, Huns, and similar classes of unrefined humanity, made them prone to an error which there were few judicious preachers to warn them against; and we ought rather to wonder and admire the Divine clemency, which imparted to so rude nations ...
— Letters On Demonology And Witchcraft • Sir Walter Scott

... part of valor," for she stepped back, unlocked the front door, and set it ajar. On returning, she opened with a volubility that awed even Mrs. Wiggins for a moment. "You miserable, mountainous pauper; you interloper; you unrefined, irresponserble, unregenerate female, do you know what you have done in thus outraging ME? I'm a respecterble woman, respecterbly connected. I'm here in a responserble station. When Mr. Holcroft appears he'll drive you from the dwelling ...
— He Fell in Love with His Wife • Edward P. Roe



Words linked to "Unrefined" :   loutish, coarse, rude, neanderthal, yokelish, vulgar, unladylike, bounderish, artless, neandertal, unpolished, ungentlemanlike, rough-spoken, uncultured, rough-cut, robust, crude, crass, unprocessed, underbred, unfastidious, lowbred, ill-bred, refined, oafish, swinish, boorish, ungentlemanly, common, low, ungracious, inelegant, uncouth, agrestic, rough, uncultivated



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