Well-bred vs Refined - What's the difference?

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Well-bred is a related term of refined.


As adjectives the difference between well-bred and refined

is that well-bred is well-mannered and refined because of a good upbringing and education while refined is showing or having good feelings or good taste.

As a verb refined is

(refine).

well-bred

English

Adjective

  • well-mannered and refined because of a good upbringing and education
  • (of animals) of good breed
  • refined

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Showing or having good feelings or good taste.
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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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