Refined Re*fined" (-f?nd"), a. Freed from impurities or alloy; purifed; polished; cultured; delicate; as; refined gold; refined language; refined sentiments. [1913 Webster]

Refined wits who honored poesy with their pens. --Peacham. [1913 Webster] -- {Re*fin"ed*ly} (r?*f?n"?d*l?), adv. -- {Re*fin"ed*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

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  • refined — refinedly /ri fuy nid lee, fuynd /, adv. refinedness, n. /ri fuynd /, adj. 1. having or showing well bred feeling, taste, etc.: refined people. 2. freed or free from coarseness, vulgarity, etc.: refined taste. 3. freed from impurities: refined… …   Universalium

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