What does aesthetics mean?

Definitions for aesthetics
ɛsˈθɛt ɪksaes·thet·ics

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. aesthetics, esthetics(noun)

    (art) the branch of philosophy dealing with beauty and taste (emphasizing the evaluative criteria that are applied to art)

    "traditional aesthetics assumed the existence of universal and timeless criteria of artistic value"

Wiktionary

  1. aesthetics(Noun)

    The study or philosophy of beauty.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Aesthetics(noun)

    alt. of Esthetics

Freebase

  1. Aesthetics

    Aesthetics is a branch of philosophy dealing with the nature of art, beauty, and taste, with the creation and appreciation of beauty. It is more scientifically defined as the study of sensory or sensori-emotional values, sometimes called judgments of sentiment and taste. More broadly, scholars in the field define aesthetics as "critical reflection on art, culture and nature." More specific aesthetic theory, often with practical implications, relating to a particular branch of the arts is divided into areas of aesthetics such as art theory, literary theory, film theory and music theory.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of aesthetics in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of aesthetics in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of aesthetics in a Sentence

  1. Vandal Arts:

    viral aesthetics and guerrilla marketing

  2. Doris Day:

    The aesthetics of rejuvenation is very different for men than for women.

  3. Octavio Paz:

    Art is an invention of aesthetics, which in turn is an invention of philosophers. What we call art is a game.

  4. Octavio Paz:

    'Art' is an invention of aesthetics, which in turn is an invention of philosophers. What we call art is a game.

  5. Jason Walsh:

    He did n’t need to look like Jason Bourne yet, so our focus changed from aesthetics to just keeping him healthy.

Images & Illustrations of aesthetics

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