Refined vs Refinement - What's the difference?

refined | refinement |


As an adjective refined

is showing or having good feelings or good taste.

As a verb refined

is (refine).

As a noun refinement is

the act, or the result of refining; the removal of impurities, or a purified material.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

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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    refinement

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The act, or the result of refining; the removal of impurities, or a purified material
  • High-class style; cultivation.
  • A fine or subtle distinction.