Tasteful vs Refined - What's the difference?

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Tasteful is a related term of refined.


As adjectives the difference between tasteful and refined

is that tasteful is having or exhibiting good taste; aesthetically pleasing or conforming to expectations or ideals of what is appropriate while refined is showing or having good feelings or good taste.

As a verb refined is

(refine).

tasteful

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • having or exhibiting good taste; aesthetically pleasing or conforming to expectations or ideals of what is appropriate
  • :Her home was decorated with tasteful , classical furnishings.
  • Having a high relish; savoury.
  • * Alexander Pope
  • Tasteful herbs.
  • (colloquial): gay; fashionable.
  • Antonyms

    * gaudy

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    refined

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Showing or having good feelings or good taste.
  • *{{quote-book, year=1922, author=(Ben Travers)
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  • An absence of coarseness.
  • Not vulgar.
  • Without impurities.
  • Verb

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

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