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inartistic

[in-ahr-tis-tik]
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adjective
  1. lacking in artistic sense or appreciation.
  2. not artistic; not aesthetically appealing: inartistic grafitti.
Also in·ar·tis·ti·cal.

Origin of inartistic

First recorded in 1855–60; in-3 + artistic
Related formsin·ar·tis·ti·cal·ly, adverb
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inartistic

adjective
  1. lacking in artistic skill, appreciation, etc; Philistine
Derived Formsinartistically, adverb
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Word Origin and History for inartistic

adj.

1836, from in- (1) "not" + artistic. Inartistical is attested from 1849.

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