in·​ar·​tis·​tic ˌi-när-ˈti-stik How to pronounce inartistic (audio)
: not conforming to the principles of art
: not appreciative of art
inartistically adverb

Examples of inartistic in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Andre Iguodala put it in more cosmic terms, after Thursday night’s inartistic but somewhat encouraging 128-112 win over the Lakers in the final regular-season home game. Scott Ostler, San Francisco Chronicle, 7 Apr. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1859, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of inartistic was in 1859

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“Inartistic.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Sep. 2023.

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in·​ar·​tis·​tic ˌin-är-ˈtis-tik How to pronounce inartistic (audio)
: not artistic
inartistically adverb

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