Synonyms for refined

Synonyms for (adjective) refined

Synonyms: neat, tasteful, refined

Definition: free from what is tawdry or unbecoming

Usage: a neat style; a neat set of rules; she hated to have her neat plans upset

Similar words: elegant

Definition: refined and tasteful in appearance or behavior or style

Usage: elegant handwriting; an elegant dark suit; she was elegant to her fingertips; small churches with elegant white spires; an elegant mathematical solution--simple and precise and lucid


Synonyms: graceful, elegant, refined

Definition: suggesting taste, ease, and wealth

Similar words: gracious

Definition: characterized by charm, good taste, and generosity of spirit

Usage: gracious even to unexpected visitors; gracious living; he bears insult with gracious good humor


Synonyms: refined

Definition: (used of persons and their behavior) cultivated and genteel

Usage: she was delicate and refined and unused to hardship; refined people with refined taste

Similar words: polite, genteel, civilised, civilized, cultivated, cultured

Definition: marked by refinement in taste and manners

Usage: cultivated speech; cultured Bostonians; cultured tastes; a genteel old lady; polite society


Similar words: couth

Definition: (used facetiously) refined


Similar words: dainty, niminy-piminy, mincing, prim, twee

Definition: affectedly dainty or refined


Similar words: suave, debonair, debonaire, debonnaire

Definition: having a sophisticated charm

Usage: a debonair gentleman


Similar words: delicate, finespun

Definition: developed with extreme delicacy and subtlety

Usage: the satire touches with finespun ridicule every kind of human pretense


Similar words: gentlemanlike, gentlemanly

Definition: befitting a man of good breeding

Usage: gentlemanly behavior


Similar words: ladylike

Definition: befitting a woman of good breeding

Usage: ladylike manners


Similar words: patrician

Definition: befitting a person of noble origin

Usage: a patrician nose


Similar words: overrefined, superfine

Definition: excessively delicate or refined


Similar words: well-bred, well-mannered

Definition: of good upbringing


Synonyms: urbane, polished, refined, svelte

Definition: showing a high degree of refinement and the assurance that comes from wide social experience

Usage: his polished manner; maintained an urbane tone in his letters

Similar words: sophisticated

Definition: having or appealing to those having worldly knowledge and refinement and savoir-faire

Usage: sophisticated young socialites; a sophisticated audience; a sophisticated lifestyle; a sophisticated book