inartistic
adjective Date: 1859 1. not conforming to the principles of art 2. not appreciative of art • inartistically adverb

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • inartistic — index poor (inferior in quality) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • inartistic — (adj.) 1836, from IN (Cf. in ) (1) not + ARTISTIC (Cf. artistic). Inartistical is attested from 1849 …   Etymology dictionary

  • inartistic — see unartistic …   Modern English usage

  • inartistic — [in΄är tis′tik] adj. not artistic; specif., a) not conforming to the standards or principles of art b) lacking artistic taste or skill inartistically adv …   English World dictionary

  • inartistic — inartistically, adv. /in ahr tis tik/, adj. 1. not artistic; unaesthetic. 2. lacking in artistic sense or appreciation. Also, inartistical. [1855 60; IN 3 + ARTISTIC] * * * …   Universalium

  • inartistic — adjective a) Lacking in artistic ability. b) Not done in an artistic style …   Wiktionary

  • inartistic — in·ar·tis·tic || ‚ɪnÉ‘r tɪstɪk / ɑː t adj. not artistic, unaesthetic; lacking appreciation for art …   English contemporary dictionary

  • inartistic — adjective lacking skill or talent in art. Derivatives inartistically adverb …   English new terms dictionary

  • inartistic — in·artistic …   English syllables

  • inartistic — in•ar•tis•tic [[t]ˌɪn ɑrˈtɪs tɪk[/t]] adj. 1) not artistic 2) lacking in artistic sense or appreciation • Etymology: 1855–60 in ar•tis′ti•cal•ly, adv …   From formal English to slang

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