Coarseness vs Refined - What's the difference?

coarseness | refined |


As a noun coarseness

is the property of being coarse, roughness or primitiveness, unrefined or unpolished.

As a adjective refined is

showing or having good feelings or good taste.

As a verb refined is

(refine).

coarseness

English

Noun

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  • The property of being coarse, roughness or primitiveness, unrefined or unpolished.
  • The quality or state of being coarse; as, coarseness of food, texture, manners, or language.
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  • , title= The Mirror and the Lamp , passage=All this was extraordinarily distasteful to Churchill. It was ugly, gross. Never before had he felt such repulsion when the vicar displayed his characteristic bluntness or coarseness of speech. In the present connexion […] such talk had been distressingly out of place.}}

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    refined

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Showing or having good feelings or good taste.
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  • , chapter=5, title= A Cuckoo in the Nest , passage=The most rapid and most seductive transition in all human nature is that which attends the palliation of a ravenous appetite.
  • An absence of coarseness.
  • Not vulgar.
  • Without impurities.
  • Verb

    (head)
  • (refine)
  • The raw petroleum was refined into kerosene.

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