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Art Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • the creation of beautiful or significant things; "art does not need to be innovative to be good"; "I was never any good at art"; "he said that architecture is the art of wasting space beautifully"
  • the products of human creativity; works of art collectively; "an art exhibition"; "a fine collection of art"
  • a superior skill that you can learn by study and practice and observation; "the art of conversation"; "it''s quite an art"
  • photographs or other visual representations in a printed publication; "the publisher was responsible for all the artwork in the book"

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • the products of human creativity; works of art collectively; "an art exhibition"; "a fine collection of art" ,
  • the creation of beautiful or significant things; "art does not need to be innovative to be good"; "I was never any good at art"; "he said that architecture is the art of wasting space beautifully" ,
  • a superior skill that you can learn by study and practice and observation; "the art of conversation"; "it's quite an art" ,
  • photographs or other visual representations in a printed publication; "the publisher was responsible for all the artwork in the book"

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Art Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


Art is a creative activity by people. The artist hopes that it affects the emotions of people who experience it. Artists express themselves by their art. Some people find art relaxing.

Many people disagree on how to define art. Some say people are driven to make art due to their inner creativity.

Art includes drawing, painting, sculpting, photography, performance art, dance, music, poetry, prose and theatre.



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Meaning of the Name 'Art'


  • Meaning: Strong as a bear
  • Origin: Celtic
  • Gender: Male


'Art' example sentence in quotations


* Men are the only animals that devote themselves, day in and day out, to making one another unhappy. It is an art like any other. Its virtuosi are called altruists. - H.L. Mencken

* Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it. - Dwight D Eisenhower

* A sense of humor is part of the art of leadership, of getting along with people, of getting things done. - Dwight D Eisenhower


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