Definitions for aestheticɛsˈθɛt ɪk

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

aes•thet•icɛsˈθɛt ɪk(adj.)

or es•thet•ic

  1. pertaining to a sense of beauty or to aesthetics.

  2. having a love of beauty.

  3. concerned with emotion and sensation as opposed to intellectuality.

  4. (n.)a theory or idea of what is aesthetically valid.

    Category: Philosphy

Origin of aesthetic:

1815–25; < NL < Gk

Princeton's WordNet

  1. aesthetic, esthetic(adj)

    (philosophy) a philosophical theory as to what is beautiful

    "he despised the esthetic of minimalism"

  2. aesthetic, esthetic(adj)

    relating to or dealing with the subject of aesthetics

    "aesthetic values"

  3. aesthetic, esthetic, aesthetical, esthetical(adj)

    concerning or characterized by an appreciation of beauty or good taste

    "the aesthetic faculties"; "an aesthetic person"; "aesthetic feeling"; "the illustrations made the book an aesthetic success"

  4. aesthetic, esthetic, artistic(adj)

    aesthetically pleasing

    "an artistic flower arrangement"

Wiktionary

  1. aesthetic(Noun)

    The study of art or beauty.

  2. aesthetic(Noun)

    That which appeals to the senses.

  3. aesthetic(Adjective)

    Concerned with beauty, artistic impact, or appearance.

    It works well enough, but the shabby exterior offends his aesthetic sensibilities.

  4. Origin: From Ästhetik or esthétique, both from αἰσθητικός, from αἰσθάνομαι.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Aesthetic(adj)

    alt. of Aesthetical

Freebase

  1. Aesthetic

    Aesthetic is the debut EP by American emo band From First to Last, released in 2003. It was the band's first release. Original pressings contain the band's original name First To Last, but later pressings changed when the band added the From to the beginning of their name. In 2008, Aesthetic has become available again in the iTunes Store.

British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'aesthetic' in Adjectives Frequency: #931

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