inartistic inartistic

Definition(s):

  • (adj) lacking aesthetic sensibility

Usage(s):

  1. Despite their inartistic preoccupation with profits, the Warners have managed to turn out some of Hollywood's most highly respected pictures.
  2. It is an attempt to plumb terrific abysses, to scale sheer pinnacles of human nature; and the author, dizzied by exertion, indulges a hot Latin temperament to inartistic excess.
  3. Liberalistic folk have said loudly that the star system in opera was an inartistic thing foisted on the American people by foreign managers.

News

  • Bob Kravitz: Winning football, but not good football

    A phalanx of reporters surrounded Colts cornerback Cassius Vaughn's locker following the team's inartistic but huge 22-14 victory over the Tennessee Titans. The reason? Vaughn had two interceptions in the game.
    on December 2, 2013     Source: The Indianapolis Star

Quotes

  1. "It is inartistic, nay barbaric, to alter anything they [composers] have written, even by a single note," said Mendelssohn.
    on Jan 24, 2008 By: Felix Mendelssohn Source: Wall Street Journal

  2. Paul Planat, founder and editor of an influential architectural journal, denounced it as an "inartistic ...... scaffolding of crossbars and angled iron" and said it had a "hideously unfinished look."
    on May 10, 2009 By: Paul Gauguin Source: Baltimore Sun

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