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Synonyms for inartistic

lacking aesthetic sensibility

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The grapes of Zeuxis were inartistic, unless in a bird's-eye view; and not even the curtain of Parrhasius could conceal his deficiency in point of genius.
Olmsted lambasted typical urban streets, both for the grid's 'formal and repetitive arrangement', with its 'dull and inartistic appearance', and for the noisy, crowded and chaotic conditions that prevailed on commercial corridors.
His attention to precision, however trite and inartistic his sound may seem to the uninitiated, left an indelible mark on Robinson.
The shocking part is also inartistic, and so I can not comfort myself by a superior standpoint.
statements in a letter, if handiwork, however inartistic and
Needless to say, this genre readily engages design sensibilities of a puritanically reductionist, pathologically inartistic cast.
In about five months Vivan Sundaram has created more than 25 installations, all out of mannequins and what those with an inartistic eye would call ' rubbish'.
For that quality to be ameliorated, there must be a less inartistic judicial approach to the specialised area of art.
25), seeks to flatten many of the stark dichotomies that persist in characterizing--and inevitably denigrating as inartistic, inauthentic, or anti-modern--liszt's so-called Hungarian music.
2) Similarly, early debates on film as an art form were very heterogeneous, either emphasizing its inartistic mass entertainment value or celebrating it as a new art which combines and redirects all other arts.
A person low on openness is conventional, avoids the unfamiliar, is inartistic and lacks imagination.
In this Miller seems to resemble the Nietzschean idea that "the unphilosophic and inartistic mass remain animalic" (Kaufman 309).
In a similar manner, for readers like McCormack and Sage, a critical version of "providential irony" becomes "essential" because it allows artistic felicity to be redeemed from inartistic fortuity.
Further, like Plato, Aristotle's reform of rhetoric involves, in part, the development of a non-mechanical psychology that moves rhetoric from an inartistic manipulation to an art seeking to effect persuasion.