from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Variant of aesthetic.
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- adj. Alternative spelling of aesthetic.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pertaining to the science of taste or beauty; pertaining to or originating in the sense of the beautiful: as, the esthetic faculty.
- Having a sense of the beautiful; characterized by a love for the beautiful.
- Pertaining to the practice of the fine arts; pertaining to or accordant with the rules, principles, or tendencies of the fine arts: as, an esthetic pose; esthetic dress.
- In the Kantian philosophy, pertaining to sensation or the sensibility: sensuous.
- n. The science of beauty. See esthetics.
- n. In the Kantian philosophy, the forms of sensation (space and time), or of sensibility.
- In pathology, having sensation: as, “a patch of æsthetic skin.”
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. (philosophy) a philosophical theory as to what is beautiful
- adj. concerning or characterized by an appreciation of beauty or good taste
- adj. relating to or dealing with the subject of aesthetics
- adj. aesthetically pleasing
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