What does aesthetic mean?

Definitions for aestheticɛsˈθɛt ɪk

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word aesthetic.

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"


  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


  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


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of aesthetic in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of aesthetic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Gaston Bachelard:

    Literary imagination is an aesthetic object offered by a writer to a lover of books.

  2. Stephen Dillard:

    The issues they have are cosmetic and aesthetic, those can be treated, but it's not toxic.

  3. Siddhartha Jena:

    People do not give their bodies or minds the chance to slow down and take pleasure in aesthetic beauty.

  4. Calvin Klein:

    I have never seen another house like it … I want to sell it to someone who appreciates the aesthetic.

  5. Baris Oezel:

    It's quite simple. You have to create an aesthetic product that looks good and doesn't show any insects.

Images & Illustrations of aesthetic

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