Synonyms for Refinement:
n.action, adsorb, aerate, assay, behave, behavior, bond, calcify, clarification, cleaning, draining, balanced equation, the carbon cycle. chivalry, courtesy, gallantry, gentility, gentleness, savoir-faire, tact, urbanity, good breeding. clean. quality, style. precise, selectivity, selectiveness. •beauty (noun)
attractiveness, beauty, charm, comeliness, elegance, exquisiteness, fairness, glamour, gracefulness, handsomeness, loveliness, picturesqueness, pleasingness, prettiness, radiance, resplendence, shapeliness, splendor, sublimity, Bonniness, Sightliness, Splendidness, gorgeousness, superbness.
adjustment, alteration, change, effect, evolution, reform, transformation, trend, shake up.
clarification, cleaning, draining, purification.
urbanity, good breeding.
•cultivation, civilization (noun)
civility, courtesy, delicacy, dignity, discrimination, elegance, enlightenment, erudition, fineness, finish, gentility, gentleness, grace, lore, nicety, nuance, polish, politeness, sophistication, style, subtlety, tact, taste, urbanity, good breeding.
enlightenment, erudition, learning, lore, scholarship, science.
selectivity, subtlety, selectiveness.
breeding, civility, cultivation, culture, decorousness, dignity, fineness, neatness, sophistication, stylishness, tastefulness, Classicalism.
•good manners (noun)
advancement, betterment, correction, elaboration, embellishment, enhancement, enrichment, furtherance, gain, improvement, progression, renovation, Garnishment.
appropriateness, correctness, decorum, fittingness, manners, politeness, propriety, seemliness, suitability, taste.
civilisation, civilization, cultivation, culture, elaboration, finish, nicety, nuance, polish, purification, refining, shade, subtlety.
artlessness, austerity, baldness, bareness, candor, chastity, clarity, directness, innocence, plainness, purity, simplicity, singleness, spareness, terseness, unsophistication, crystallinity.
cultivation, culture, finish, polish.
class, delicacy, discrimination, grace, Purism.
courtesy, selectivity, good breeding, selectiveness. change. clarification. quality. •decorum
•Other relevant words:
change, civilisation, civilization, clarification, cleaning, courtesy, draining, enlightenment, erudition, evolution, finish, gentility, gentleness, learning, nicety, nuance, polish, purification, quality, refining, reform, savoir-faire, selectivity, shade, style, subtlety, tact, urbanity, good breeding, selectiveness.
Usage examples for refinement
In addition to which, they showed much grace in their acting, and played their parts with real talent; and were as natural on the stage as in the saloon, where they bore themselves with exquisite grace and refinement – The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton