What is the opposite of refinement?

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Opposite of the process of removing impurities or unwanted elements from a substance
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Opposite of cultured elegance in behaviour or manner
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Opposite of the improvement or clarification of something by the making of small changes
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Opposite of civility, politeness, courtesy or gallantry
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Opposite of politeness, good manners
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Opposite of ability to understand and reason
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Opposite of the quality of having or showing great knowledge or learning
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Opposite of the act or process of being transformed into a different form
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Opposite of the quality of being graceful and stylish in appearance or manner
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Opposite of good or discerning judgement, especially with regard to what is aesthetically pleasing, fashionable, polite, or socially appropriate
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Opposite of conformity to conventionally accepted standards of behaviour or morals
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Opposite of an example of improving or being improved
“The regression in his form began once he lost his dedication to training.”
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Opposite of subtle appreciation in matters of taste
“When Homer presented the prototype of his dream car to the masses, it was met with shock and disapproval.”
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Opposite of an act of enlightening, or the state of being enlightened or instructed
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Opposite of a minor distinction
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Opposite of a change made
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Opposite of smoothness and elegance of movement
“His performance is burgeoning with awkwardness and extreme fear, conveyed in nuance and physical appearance.”
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Opposite of advancement to a higher or more developed state
“Unfortunately, we have experienced a regression in the quality of our computer models over the last few months.”
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Opposite of an increase or improvement in quality, value, or extent
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Opposite of the state or quality of being perfect
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Opposite of act of sensitizing
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Opposite of a fine or subtle detail or distinction
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Opposite of a thing on which too much money has been spent or which has used up too many resources
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Opposite of excellence
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Opposite of the process of becoming different
Stagnation in our product is acceptable for now as it is still dominant in the market.”
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