in|ar|tis|tic

in|ar|tis|tic
in|ar|tis|tic «IHN ahr TIHS tihk», adjective.
1. not artistic; lacking good taste: »

inartistic figures crowding the canvas of life without adequate effect (George Eliot).

2. having no appreciation for or love of art; unskilled in art.
in´ar|tis´ti|cal|ly, adverb.

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