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Definition of Refinement

Refinement

  1. The act of refining, or the state of being refined; as, the refinement or metals; refinement of ideas.
  2. That which is refined, elaborated, or polished to excess; an affected subtilty; as, refinements of logic.

Refinement Quotations

The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.
Albert Einstein

God's arrows of affliction are sharp and painful so He can get our attention. He won't let His beloved children get away with sin because He knows it robs us of blessings, opportunities, and even character refinement.
Charles Stanley

If I could create an ideal world, it would be an England with the fire of the Elizabethans, the correct taste of the Georgians, and the refinement and pure ideals of the Victorians.
H. P. Lovecraft

Courtesy is a silver lining around the dark clouds of civilization; it is the best part of refinement and in many ways, an art of heroic beauty in the vast gallery of man's cruelty and baseness.
Bryant H. McGill

Modesty in dress and language and deportment is a true mark of refinement and a hallmark of a virtuous Latter-day Saint woman.
Ezra Taft Benson
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Refinement Translations

refinement in German is Veredelung, Verfeinerung
refinement in Latin is humanitas
refinement in Spanish is refinamiento

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