Nouns (13)

elaboration, refinement
n. the result of improving something; "he described a refinement of this technique"
civilisation, civilization, refinement
n. the quality of excellence in thought and manners and taste; "a man of intellectual refinement"; "he is remembered for his generosity and civilization"
purification, refinement, refining
n. the process of removing impurities (as from oil or metals or sugar etc.)
finish, cultivation, culture, refinement, polish
n. a highly developed state of perfection; having a flawless or impeccable quality; "they performed with great polish"; "I admired the exquisite refinement of his prose"; "almost an inspiration which gives to all work that finish which is almost art"--Joseph Conrad

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Fuzzynyms (37)

n. the production of animals or plants by inbreeding or hybridization
n. (biology) the growing of microorganisms in a nutrient medium (such as gelatin or agar); "the culture of cells in a Petri dish"
difficultness, difficulty
n. the quality of being difficult; "they agreed about the difficulty of the climb"
agreeableness, amenity
n. pleasantness resulting from agreeable conditions; "a well trained staff saw to the agreeableness of our accommodations"; "he discovered the amenities of reading at an early age"
n. a quality of neatness and ingenious simplicity in the solution of a problem (especially in science or mathematics); "the simplicity and elegance of his invention"
free grace, grace of God, grace
n. (Christian theology) the free and unmerited favor or beneficence of God; "God's grace is manifested in the salvation of sinners"; "there but for the grace of God go I"
n. concern with worldly affairs to the neglect of spiritual needs; "he disliked the worldliness of many bishops around him"
n. concern with worldly affairs to the neglect of spiritual needs; "he disliked the worldliness of many bishops around him"
correctitude, properness, propriety
n. correct or appropriate behavior
decorousness, decorum
n. propriety in manners and conduct
n. excellence of manners or social conduct
knightliness, chivalry
n. the medieval principles governing knighthood and knightly conduct
n. rules governing socially acceptable behavior
upper crust, upper class
n. the class occupying the highest position in the social hierarchy
aristocracy, gentry
n. the most powerful members of a society
aristocracy, nobility
n. a privileged class holding hereditary titles
distillment, distillation
n. the process of purifying a liquid by boiling it and condensing its vapors
n. the state of being present; current existence; "he tested for the presence of radon"
n. a state of equilibrium
n. a state of being balanced in a stable equilibrium
state of grace, saving grace, grace
n. (Christian theology) a state of sanctification by God; the state of one who is under such divine influence; "the conception of grace developed alongside the conception of sin"; "it was debated whether saving grace could be obtained outside the membership of the church"; "the Virgin lived in a state of grace"
comfort, ease
n. a freedom from financial difficulty that promotes a comfortable state; "a life of luxury and ease"; "he had all the material comforts of this world"

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Antonyms (13)

simpleness, simplicity
n. the quality of being simple or uncompounded; "the simplicity of a crystal"
raunch, vulgarism, vulgarity, grossness, commonness, coarseness
n. the quality of lacking taste and refinement
rudeness, primitivism, primitiveness, crudity, crudeness
n. a wild or unrefined state


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