inartistic


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in·ar·tis·tic

 (ĭn′är-tĭs′tĭk)
adj.
1. Not conforming to the principles or criteria of art: "Never would she resort to the inartistic expedient of modifying her work to suit the popular taste" (Edith Wharton).
2. Lacking taste or interest in art.

in′ar·tis′tic·al·ly adv.

inartistic

(ˌɪnɑːˈtɪstɪk)
adj
lacking in artistic skill, appreciation, etc; Philistine
ˌinarˈtistically adv

in•ar•tis•tic

(ˌɪn ɑrˈtɪs tɪk)

adj.
1. not artistic.
2. lacking in artistic sense or appreciation.
[1855–60]
in`ar•tis′ti•cal•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.inartistic - lacking aesthetic sensibilityinartistic - lacking aesthetic sensibility;  
inaesthetic, unaesthetic - violating aesthetic canons or requirements; deficient in tastefulness or beauty; "inaesthetic and quite unintellectual"; "peered through those inaesthetic spectacles"
Translations

inartistic

[ɪnɑːˈtɪstɪk] ADJ [work] → poco artístico, antiestético; [person] → falto de talento artístico

inartistic

adj, inartistically
advunkünstlerisch; work alsokunstlos

inartistic

[ˌɪnɑːˈtɪstɪk] adj (work) → di scarso valore artistico; (person) → che manca di senso artistico
References in classic literature ?
You will get no finish from either -- the lines are often blurred, the design but half fulfilled; and yet the effect is not inartistic.
A want of keeping is observable sometimes in the character of the several pieces of furniture, but generally in their colours or modes of adaptation to use Very often the eye is offended by their inartistic arrangement.
His best stories, essays, and poems went begging among them, and yet, each month, he read reams of dull, prosy, inartistic stuff between all their various covers.
which are commonly badly designed, inartistic in color, and ill-
I fancy that the true explanation is this: It often happens that the real tragedies of life occur in such an inartistic manner that they hurt us by their crude violence, their absolute incoherence, their absurd want of meaning, their entire lack of style.
But interest seldom greatly slackens until the end, which, it must be further confessed, is often suddenly brought about in a very inartistic fashion.
There is something inartistic about their bodies, too.
A descriptive title translation such as [phrase omitted] [uniform of horse races] or [phrase omitted] [clothes of horsemen] would sound inartistic.
Admittedly, not all of the thousands of texts in the category of Christian biography show all of these characteristics, nor do they appear in equal measure; (9) but the feeling that they are prevalent has led to a general impression that these texts are inartistic, vulgar, sanctimonious, and even bigoted, and thus do not merit serious scholarly attention except as (often dubious) sources for historical events and social attitudes.
35) This scene drew the most praise from critics: Illustrated London News found that the clash of "sex-emotions" and arguments "ma[de] better drama than we have had in scores of problem-plays," (36) and Max Beerbohm admired its verisimilitude, observing that "Miss Robins has studied the mind of the crowd not less intently than the mind of the popular orator; and Mr Granville Barker has so drilled the crowd that its reality is overwhelming enough to be almost inartistic.
Others have condemned Ayu's work, claiming her writing presents inartistic, semi-pornographic descriptions of sex and thereby lowers women's status, turning them into demeaned sexual commodities, or that the sexual attitudes and desires represented in Ayu's work (and other novels written in the following years by a number of women writers) present deviant and appalling morals, or are not appropriate for Indonesian culture (Loekito 2003).
That an episodic arrangement of events breaks the illusion of art was recognized by Aristotle who, in the Poetics, condemns as inartistic all episodic plots: "Of 'simple' plots and actions the worst are those which are 'episodic' By this I mean a plot in which the episodes do not follow each other probably or inevitably.