non·​ar·​tis·​tic ˌnän-är-ˈti-stik How to pronounce nonartistic (audio)
: not of, relating to, or characteristic of art or artists : not artistic
The nonartistic public had understandable difficulty accepting the idea that art … was exempt from the rules that applied to all other areas of social intercourse.Walter Kendrick

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First Known Use

1845, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of nonartistic was in 1845

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“Nonartistic.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Jul. 2024.

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