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artistic

exhibiting taste; conforming to standards of art; involving aesthetics
Not to be confused with:
autistic – a developmental disorder characterized by emotional detachment and difficulty in communicating with others
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ar·tis·tic

 (är-tĭs′tĭk)
adj.
1. Of or relating to art or artists: the artistic community.
2. Sensitive to or appreciative of art or beauty: an artistic temperament.
3. Showing imagination and skill: an artistic design.

ar·tis′ti·cal·ly adv.
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artistic

(ɑːˈtɪstɪk)
adj
1. (Art Terms) of or characteristic of art or artists
2. performed, made, or arranged decoratively and tastefully; aesthetically pleasing
3. appreciative of and sensitive to beauty in art
4. naturally gifted with creative skill
arˈtistically adv
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ar•tis•tic

(ɑrˈtɪs tɪk)

adj.
1. conforming to the standards of art.
2. of or pertaining to art appreciation.
3. of or characteristic of art or artists.
4. showing skill in execution.
[1745–55]
ar•tis′ti•cal•ly, adv.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.artistic - relating to or characteristic of art or artistsartistic - relating to or characteristic of art or artists; "his artistic background"
2.artistic - satisfying aesthetic standards and sensibilitiesartistic - satisfying aesthetic standards and sensibilities; "artistic workmanship"
aesthetical, esthetic, esthetical, aesthetic - concerning or characterized by an appreciation of beauty or good taste; "the aesthetic faculties"; "an aesthetic person"; "aesthetic feeling"; "the illustrations made the book an aesthetic success"
3.artistic - aesthetically pleasingartistic - aesthetically pleasing; "an artistic flower arrangement"
tasteful - having or showing or conforming to good taste
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artistic

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artistic

adjective
Showing good taste:
Informal: aesthetic.
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Translations
فَنّيفَنِّيّ
uměleckýumělecky zaměřený
kunstnerisksmagfuldkunstfærdig
taiteellinen
umjetnički
művésziművészies
listrænnlistrænn; listfengur
芸術的な
예술적인
artistic
umeleckýumelecky zameraný
umetniški
artistisk
เกี่ยวกับศิลปะ
sanatsalartisticsanata kabiliyetli
có tính nghệ thuật

artistic

[ɑːˈtɪstɪk]
A. ADJ [ability, design, temperament, freedom] → artístico
to be artistic [person] → tener dotes artísticas
an artistic flower arrangementun arreglo floral muy artístico
B. CPD artistic director Ndirector(a) m/f artístico/a
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artistic

[ɑːrˈtɪstɪk] adj [arrangement, freedom, tradition] → artistique
They encourage boys to be more artistic → Ils encouragent les garçons à faire preuve de plus de sens artistique.
You remember how artistic Mary always was
BUT Rappelle-toi comme Mary a toujours été artiste.
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artistic

adjkünstlerisch; (= tasteful) arrangementskunstvoll; (= appreciative of art) personkunstverständig or -sinnig (geh); the café has an artistic clientelein dem Café verkehren Künstler; artistic temperamentKünstlertemperament nt; an artistic lifeein Künstlerleben nt; to look artisticwie ein Künstler aussehen; she’s very artisticsie ist künstlerisch veranlagt or begabt/sehr kunstverständig
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artistic

[ɑːˈtɪstɪk] adjartistico/a
to be artistic → avere una sensibilità artistica
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artist

(ˈaːtist) noun
1. a person who paints pictures or is a sculptor or is skilled at one of the other arts.
2. a singer, dancer, actor etc; an artiste. He announced the names of the artists who were taking part in the show.
arˈtistic adjective
1. liking or skilled in painting, music etc. She draws and paints – she's very artistic.
2. created or done with skill and good taste. That flower-arrangement looks very artistic.
arˈtistically adverb
ˈartistry noun
artistic skill. the musician's artistry.
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artistic

فَنِّيّ umělecký kunstnerisk künstlerisch καλλιτεχνικός artístico taiteellinen artistique umjetnički artistico 芸術的な 예술적인 artistiek kunstnerisk artystyczny artístico художественный artistisk เกี่ยวกับศิลปะ sanatsal có tính nghệ thuật 艺术的
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His pabulum was an unquenchable belief in the Unerring Artistic Adjustment of Nature.
I sympathise with the artistic temperament; I remember you used sometimes to hint to me that you thought my own temperament too artistic.
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These, then, as we said at the beginning, are the three differences which distinguish artistic imitation,--the medium, the objects, and the manner.
The incertitude which attends closely every artistic endeavour is absent from its regulated enterprise.
Nevertheless, there are to-day in the artistic youth so much life, power, and, so to speak, predestination, that in our schools of architecture in particular, at the present time, the professors, who are detestable, produce, not only unconsciously but even in spite of themselves, excellent pupils; quite the reverse of that potter mentioned by Horace, who dreamed amphorae and produced pots.
This is what I find the fatal defect of our American Ossian, Walt Whitman, whose way is where artistic madness lies.
But if I find them giving themselves airs, or monopolizing my father, or at all ill-treating him, or worrying him with their artistic beastliness, I intend to put my foot down, yes, firmly.
The second place among the Elizabethan and Jacobean dramatists is universally assigned, on the whole justly, to Ben Jonson, [Footnote: This name is spelled without the h .] who both in temperament and in artistic theories and practice presents a complete contrast to Shakspere.
The public should try to make itself artistic. There is a very wide difference.
Philip, influenced by Hayward, looked upon music-halls with scornful eyes, but he had reached Paris at a time when their artistic possibilities were just discovered.