nonartistic

adjective
non·​ar·​tis·​tic | \ ˌnän-är-ˈti-stik How to pronounce nonartistic (audio) \

Definition of nonartistic

: 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

First Known Use of nonartistic

1845, in the meaning defined above

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“Nonartistic.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonartistic. Accessed 26 January 2020.

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