Synonyms and Antonyms of polished
1 having a shiny surface or finish <she could see her face reflected in the polished hood of the car> Synonyms buffed, burnished, glistening, lustrous, glossy, rubbed, satin, satiny, sleekRelated Words brushed, eggshell, semigloss, semilustrous; silken, silky, slick, slippery; glassy, glazed, lacquered, shellacked, varnished; gleaming, glittering, reflective, shiningNear Antonyms lackluster; unvarnishedAntonyms dim, dull, flat, lusterless, matte (also mat or matt)
2 having or showing a taste for the fine arts and gracious living <showing the polished manners of a cosmopolitan woman> Synonyms accomplished, civilized, couth, cultured, genteel, cultivated, refinedRelated Words cerebral, highbrow, highbrowed, high-toned, intellectual, intellectualist, intellectualistic; bourgeois, middlebrow; educated, erudite, knowledgeable, learned, literate, scholarly, well-read; civil, courteous, mannerly, polite, well-bred; cosmopolitan, sophisticated, urbane; hypercivilized, overcivilized, oversophisticatedNear Antonyms ignorant, illiterate, uneducated, unlettered; lowbrow, unintelligent; coarse, ill-bred, ill-mannered; backwoods, provincial, rustic (also rustical); inelegant, polyester, unsophisticated; boorish, churlish, cloddish, clownish, crude, uncouth, vulgarAntonyms barbaric, barbarous, philistine, uncivilized, uncultured, ungenteel, unpolished, unrefined
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