unartful

unartful

(ʌnˈɑːtfʊl)
adj
not artful; genuine
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Harris, who pointed out that as a child she participated in a busing program (albeit a voluntary one in Berkeley, California), combined that attack with a declaration of personal hurt from Biden's recent unartful nostalgic recollection of working with two arch-segregationists in the Senate to get some bills passed decades ago.
Harris, who pointed out that as a child she participated in a busing programme (albeit a voluntary one in Berkeley, California), combined that attack with a declaration of personal hurt from Biden's recent unartful nostalgic recollection of working with two arch-segregationists in the Senate to get some bills passed decades ago.
While he said he "wholeheartedly disagrees with" the defendants' "unartful and unpersuasive arguments" he granted the motion to disqualify Shurin "for independent reasons."
But here's the key part from National Review, aka Neocon Central: "Most important, Gingrich legitimizes Trump's candidacy and would refine Trump's somewhat unartful domestic and foreign-policy positions." Get it?
Last year, the association witnessed what could be charitably called "unartful drafting" of legislation and ordinances at the state and local levels which would harm franchisees, franchisors and consumers.
(200) While their statement of the prejudice standard might have been unartful, it did not undermine the Strickland analysis.
Deputy district attorney Erik Hasselman told Rasmussen that Peterson's earlier tirade was an "unartful" attempt "to relate that there were two sides to the story."
Drama moves along speedily, although there's a hasty, unartful look to the picture in general that lacks distinction.
Bochner's Theory of Painting, 1969-70, and Theory of Sculpture, 1970, like Le Va's work of the time, display an aesthetic of emptiness, in which modest, unartful, or diminutive elements are used as analogues for mental processes.
Were The Passion "merely" religious--that is, were it too unartful, weak, or poorly done to affect the broader culture--secularists almost certainly would consider it beneath notice.
A similar naivete was applied on the part of some readers and and even writers to historical narrative, which they saw as a simple, unartful recording of events.