unrefined


unrefined

adjective

  1. not refined; not purified, as substances: unrefined metal.
  2. coarse or crude; lacking in refinement of taste, feeling, manners, language, etc.

adjective

  1. (of substances such as petroleum, ores, and sugar) not processed into a pure or usable form
  2. coarse in manners or language

adj.1590s, “not refined in manners,” from un- (1) “not” + past participle of refine (v.). Meaning “not free from gross matter” is recorded from 1610s.

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