Synonyms for Unrefined:


coarse (adjective)
crude, rough, rude, uncultured, uncivilized, earthy, barbaric, brutish, raw, boorish, gross, vulgar, uncouth, crass, uncultivated, inelegant, unpolished.
earthy (adjective)
inelegant (adjective)
undignified, clumsy, awkward, graceless, brutish, gross, uncivil, rude, inelegant, earthy, vulgar, crude, raw, tasteless, tactless, gawky, unpolished, coarse, barbarous, boorish, tawdry.
low (adjective)
ungentlemanly (adjective)
unprocessed (adjective)
vulgar (adjective)
colloquial, animal, boorish, in bad taste, shameless, offensive, chintzy, barbaric, low, cheap, philistine, coarse-grained, unbecoming, crass, homespun, vulgar, broad, glaring, rank, sleazy, raw, scandalous, indelicate, profane, unpolished, coarse, common, brutish, inelegant, outlandish, garish, obscene, sordid, barnyard, crude, tawdry, depraved, repulsive, degraded, tasteless, cockney, tactless, base, undignified, rough, brazen, revolting, rude, gross, salty, earthy, unseemly, clumsy, gaudy, ill-bred, ignominious, ignoble, idiomatic, graceless.


ill-mannered, discourteous, impertinent, impudent, impolite, abrasive, smart, insolent. naive, clean, untrained, uninitiated, illiterate, inexperienced, native, uneducated, untried, unqualified, be unused to (doing) something, unskilled. chewy, cream, calorific, chilled, barbarian, courtesy, crisp, buttery, churlish, crispy, uncivilized, caramelized, smooth, cool. unrefined (noun)
crude, coarse, ill-bred, vulgar, rude, unprocessed, yokelish, agrestic, low, ungentlemanlike, uncultured, boorish, artless, ungentlemanly, rough, lowbred, uncouth, swinish, common, loutish, unladylike, underbred, neandertal, bounderish, neanderthal, uncultivated, robust, rough-spoken, crass, oafish.

Other synonyms:

churlish. barbarian, uncivilized. native. uncouth
Other relevant words:
illiterate, uncultivated, rough-spoken, artless, unprocessed, agrestic, uncouth, unladylike, swinish, barbarian, robust, oafish, uncultured, churlish, ungentlemanly, loutish, neandertal, neanderthal, lowbred, yokelish, impolite, ill-mannered, uneducated, ungentlemanlike, discourteous, bounderish, uncivilized, native, underbred.

Usage examples for unrefined

  1. Such girls in the village at home were not welcomed to intimate friendship and as a rule belonged to a class careless and unrefined at home. – Betty Lee, Freshman by Harriet Pyne Grove
  2. Somewhat unrefined in comparison with his lofty and simple claim to be believed on a suggestion, is the commoner painter's production of his credentials, his appeal to the sanctions of ordinary experience, his self- defence against the suspicion of making irresponsible mysteries in art. – Essays by Alice Meynell
  3. That will be quickly done;- Sir Charles is a fool; Mr. Ernsley is a prig; and Mr. Farnley has a broad kind of humour, and a talent for mimicry, but he is coarse and unrefined which, by the way, is, perhaps, the reason that his daughter thinks it necessary to be so painfully the reverse. – Ellen Middleton--A Tale by Georgiana Fullerton