unaesthetic

adjective
un·​aes·​thet·​ic | \ ˌən-es-ˈthe-tik How to pronounce unaesthetic (audio) , -is-, British usually -ēs- \

Definition of unaesthetic

: not aesthetic especially : lacking artistic value or beauty an unaesthetic design The only objects hidden from view are unaesthetic plastic storage bowls and baking pans … — Judith Olney

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Recent Examples on the Web This manifestly unaesthetic goal might have positioned the Bechers as first-rate architectural historians or even as inventors of the next big thing in heavy industry. Jonathon Keats, Forbes, 18 July 2022

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First Known Use of unaesthetic

1832, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of unaesthetic was in 1832

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Last Updated

23 Jul 2022

Cite this Entry

“Unaesthetic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unaesthetic. Accessed 13 Aug. 2022.

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