- lacking in artistic sense or appreciation.
- not artistic; not aesthetically appealing: inartistic grafitti.
Origin of inartistic
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Examples from the Web for inartistic
Early critics called it 'a strange, inartistic story' with 'purposeless power.'
Early critics called it "a strange, inartistic story" with "purposeless power."
Usually they are irrelevant and inartistic asides by the author.Short Story Writing
Charles Raymond Barrett
But show me a noise-loving city and I will show you an inartistic one.Old Fogy
It is amazing and inartistic, however, that after all her awkwardness she should fail.
While the work was inartistic, it was easy to make out the letters "F. M."Klondike Nuggets
E. S. Ellis
The use of birds and their plumage is as inartistic as it is cruel and barbarous.
- lacking in artistic skill, appreciation, etc; Philistine
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Word Origin and History for inartistic
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