ultrarefined

adjective
ul·​tra·​re·​fined | \ ˌəl-trə-ri-ˈfīnd How to pronounce ultrarefined (audio) \

Definition of ultrarefined

: extremely refined: such as
a : having or showing a very high level of culture, education, or taste an ultrarefined socialite an ultrarefined menu
b : purified to an extreme degree ultrarefined mineral oil

First Known Use of ultrarefined

1826, in the meaning defined above

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“Ultrarefined.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ultrarefined. Accessed 18 Aug. 2022.

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