[ ahr-tis-tik ]
/ ɑrˈtɪs tɪk /
conforming to the standards of art; satisfying aesthetic requirements: artistic productions.
showing skill or excellence in execution: artistic workmanship.
exhibiting taste, discriminating judgment, or sensitivity: an artistic arrangement of flowers; artistic handling of a delicate diplomatic situation.
exhibiting an involvement in or appreciation of art, especially the fine arts:He had wide-ranging artistic interests.
involving only aesthetic considerations, usually taken as excluding moral, practical, religious, political, or similar concerns: artistic principles.
of art or artists: artistic works.
of, like, or thought of as characteristic of an artist: an artistic temperament.
Words nearby artistic
OTHER WORDS FROM artistic
ar·tis·ti·cal·ly, adverbin·ter·ar·tis·tic, adjectivenon·ar·tis·tic, adjectivenon·ar·tis·ti·cal, adjective
non·ar·tis·ti·cal·ly, adverbpre·ar·tis·tic, adjectivepseu·do·ar·tis·tic, adjectivepseu·do·ar·tis·ti·cal·ly, adverbqua·si-ar·tis·tic, adjectivequa·si-ar·tis·ti·cal·ly, adverbun·ar·tis·tic, adjectiveun·ar·tis·ti·cal·ly, adverb
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH artisticartistic autistic
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British Dictionary definitions for pseudo-artistic
/ (ɑːˈtɪstɪk) /
of or characteristic of art or artists
performed, made, or arranged decoratively and tastefully; aesthetically pleasing
appreciative of and sensitive to beauty in art
naturally gifted with creative skill
Derived forms of artisticartistically, adverb
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