artfulness


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art·ful

 (ärt′fəl)
adj.
1. Exhibiting art or skill: "The furniture is an artful blend of antiques and reproductions" (Michael W. Robbins).
2. Skillful in accomplishing a purpose, especially by the use of cunning or craft.
3. Artificial.

art′ful·ly adv.
art′ful·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.artfulness - the quality of being adroit in taking unfair advantageartfulness - the quality of being adroit in taking unfair advantage
disingenuousness - the quality of being disingenuous and lacking candor
cunning - crafty artfulness (especially in deception)
artlessness - ingenuousness by virtue of being free from artful deceit

artfulness

noun
Translations
فَنِّـيَّـه
obratnostrafinovanost
snedighedudspekulerethed
kænska
kurnazlık

artfulness

[ˈɑːtfʊlnɪs] N
1. (= cunning) → maña f, astucia f
2. (= skill) → ingenio m

artfulness

nRaffinesse f

artfulness

[ˈɑːtfʊlnɪs] nastuzia, abilità f inv

art

(aːt) noun
1. painting and sculpture. I'm studying art at school; Do you like modern art?; (also adjective) an art gallery, an art college.
2. any of various creative forms of expression. painting, music, dancing, writing and the other arts.
3. an ability or skill; the (best) way of doing something. the art of conversation/war.
ˈartful adjective
clever; having a lot of skill (usually in a bad sense). an artful thief.
ˈartfully adverb
ˈartfulness noun
arts noun plural
(often with capital) languages, literature, history, as opposed to scientific subjects.
References in classic literature ?
The delight with which Traddles propounded this plan to me, and the sense he had of its uncommon artfulness, are among the freshest things in my remembrance.
Chick, out of the profundity of his artfulness, preferring "veal and ham and French beans--and don't you forget the stuffing, Polly" (with an unearthly cock of his venerable eye), Mr.
And meanwhile," said Bert, with great artfulness, "I'm going to buy myself a dog.
It is his artfulness that speaketh not: thus is he rarely found wrong.
A fresh and healthy portrait the looking- glass presented of the Reverend Septimus, feinting and dodging with the utmost artfulness, and hitting out from the shoulder with the utmost straightness, while his radiant features teemed with innocence, and soft-hearted benevolence beamed from his boxing- gloves.
Nationalism's artfulness lies in demanding loyalty to a national interest, which it defines.
Lauren Groff has taken the struggles and pleasures of marriage and turned them into art, and in that artfulness she reminds us of the dangers and omissions that any storytelling requires.
He's a writer, performer and singer who can summon the juvenile glee, if not the artfulness, that Stewart employs to leaven the angst.
8220;When we set out to reinvent our website, we wanted to reflect the artfulness and high-end feel of Cigar & Spirits Magazine,” says Lincoln Salazar, chairman and publisher of Cigar & Spirits Magazine and CigarandSpirits.
For all its artfulness the camera (surrogate subject) cannot 'see' time, nor remember, nor perceive; the photograph (surrogate object) has no 'punctum' for Patrick, in Barthes' conception--no sense of piercing loss.
history, Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address, was commemorative discourse, a speech widely considered brilliant today because of the ease and artfulness with which the president "reinterpreted the American historical experience" (Hargrove 1998, 23).
How does this particular translator mimic the artfulness of this narrative device in English without giving the impression of artifice?