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Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
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art (noun)
1.
skill acquired by experience, study, or observation - the art of making friends
2.
a) a branch of learning
(1) one of the humanities
(2) - liberal arts
b) archaic - learning scholarship
3.
an occupation requiring knowledge or skill - the art of organ building
4.
a) the conscious use of skill and creative imagination especially in the production of aesthetic objects , also works so produced
b) (1) - fine arts
(2) one of the fine arts
(3) a graphic art
5.
a) archaic a skillful plan
b) the quality or state of being artful
6.
decorative or illustrative elements in printed matter
art (adjective)
produced as an artistic effort or for decorative purposes - an art film art dolls art music
art (abbreviation)
1.
article
2.
artificial
3.
artillery
Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus
art (noun)
1.
an occupation requiring skillful use of the hands
SYNONIMS:
art, handcraft, handicraft, trade
RELATED WORDS:
skill; calling, métier ( metier), occupation, profession, vocation
art (noun)
2.
subtle or imaginative ability in inventing, devising, or executing something
SYNONIMS:
adeptness, adroitness, art, artfulness, artifice, artistry, cleverness, craft, cunning, deftness, masterfulness, skillfulness
RELATED WORDS:
dexterity, ease, finesse, handiness; experience, expertise, expertness, know-how, proficiency; creativity, ingenuity, inventiveness, knowledge, learning; aptitude, bent, flair, gift, knack, talent
NEAR ANTONYMS:
amateurishness, awkwardness, clumsiness, crudeness, klutziness, rudeness; inability, inadequacy, inadequateness, incapability, incapacity, incompetence, ineffectiveness, ineffectuality, ineffectualness, inefficacy, inefficiency
artlessness, ineptitude, ineptness, maladroitness
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