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aesthetic


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  AEsthetic  \[AE]s*thet"ic\,  AEsthetical  \[AE]s*thet"ic*al\,a. 
  Of  or  Pertaining  to  [ae]sthetics;  versed  in  [ae]sthetics;  as 
  [ae]sthetic  studies,  emotions,  ideas,  persons,  etc  -- 
  {[AE]s*thet"ic*al*ly},  adv 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  aesthetic 
  adj  1:  relating  to  or  dealing  with  the  subject  of  aesthetics; 
  "aesthetic  values"  [syn:  {esthetic}] 
  2:  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"  [syn:  {esthetic},  {aesthetical}, 
  {esthetical}]  [ant:  {inaesthetic}] 
  3:  aesthetically  pleasing;  "an  artistic  flower  arrangement" 
  [syn:  {esthetic},  {artistic},  {pleasing}] 
  n  :  a  philosophical  theory  as  to  what  is  beautiful;  "he  despised 
  the  esthetic  of  minimalism"  [syn:  {esthetic}] 




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