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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