Refined vs Composed - What's the difference?

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As adjectives the difference between refined and composed

is that refined is showing or having good feelings or good taste while composed is showing composure.

As verbs the difference between refined and composed

is that refined is (refine) while composed is (compose).

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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    composed

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • showing composure.
  • * {{quote-news
  • , year=2011 , date=June 4 , author=Phil McNulty , title=England 2 - 2 Switzerland , work=BBC citation , page= , passage=Milner and Theo Walcott failed to justify their selection ahead of Aston Villa's Young as they struggled ineffectually in the first half, leaving striker Bent isolated and starved of supply as Switzerland looked the more composed and ordered team.}}

    Verb

    (head)
  • (compose)