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 ?
It is his artfulness that speaketh not: thus is he rarely found wrong.
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.
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.
Guppy consults him in the choice of that day's banquet, turning an appealing look towards him as the waitress repeats the catalogue of viands and saying "What do YOU take, Chick?" 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.
What was it - madness, a nightmare, or a trap into which he had been decoyed with fiendish artfulness? Why - what for?
"And meanwhile," said Bert, with great artfulness, "I'm going to buy myself a dog."
I'm happy to say that we were successful in achieving this based on the high quality and artfulness of the submissions.
Funny, but Kennedy never mentioned his artfulness, even though the 13-day negotiation between the two countries was a great, big deal.
By way of art, the reader enjoys a fresh perception not just of "the artfulness of an object," and not just of the material world of objects (one's "clothes and furniture"), but also of war, the institution of private property, and the state practice of corporal punishment (12-16).
"It is exciting when people come together to share music, dance, comedy and artfulness and I am thrilled to be participating in such a show now in Ireland."
It seems to me that the truth of the great enlighteners' appraisal--their argument that "artfulness" (1) is the key idea of Pushkin's poetry--cannot be doubted.
This is a hydra-headed question and the answers weave a web of political artfulness. The pervasive gripe of Prime Minister Narendra Modi that the contributions of Patel to India's history are understated and thus necessitate this superstructure has dubious merit.