AskDefine | Define unrefined

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unrefined adj
1 not refined or processed; "unrefined ore"; "crude oil" [syn: unprocessed, crude] [ant: refined]
2 used of persons and their behavior; not refined; uncouth; "how can a refined girl be drawn to such an unrefined man?" [ant: refined]

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English

Adjective

unrefined
  1. crude, raw or unprocessed
  2. In the context of "of a person": lacking refinement; uncouth

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