un·​ar·​tis·​tic | \ ˌən-är-ˈti-stik How to pronounce unartistic (audio) \

Definition of unartistic

: not artistic: such as
a : not showing artistic taste or skill a practical yet unartistic solution
b : not inclined to create art raised in an unartistic family

Examples of unartistic in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In other words, on top of making movies in a genre that’s already culturally sidelined, Musk is bringing to it a process—the constant and considerate involvement of fans—that’s regarded by critics and many moviegoers as superficial and unartistic. Hallie Lieberman, Wired, "The Musk of Romance," 11 June 2020

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1854, in the meaning defined above

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“Unartistic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unartistic. Accessed 19 Sep. 2020.

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