Definitions

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  • adv. Alternative spelling of aesthetically.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • According to the principles of esthetics; with reference to the sense of the beautiful.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. in a tasteful way

Etymologies

esthetic +‎ -ally (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • It points fairly good and esthetically is pleasing.

    The Utah Exception

  • Above all, there are the overemphatic scare quotes — too many of them, in fact, placed twice around "esthetically" and twice around "as music."

    From the Troubadours to Frank Sinatra

  • And that, over and above any urge to unify the works "esthetically," is why the "movements" of cyclic Masses were deliberately made to resemble each other as much as possible ....

    From the Troubadours to Frank Sinatra

  • It was in good shape esthetically but obviously had been shot a lot.

    The 870 Project

  • My mind has no idea about what brings me joy, what feels fulfilling to me, what is esthetically pleasing, what feels peaceful.

    Margaret Paul, Ph.D.: Do You Have Trouble Making Decisions?

  • Also it is a much finer, more esthetically pleasing carpet of grass.

    Zoysia grass

  • I once mounted a scope on the 39D but esthetically the appearance was all wrong.

    Trigger Happy

  • The mise-en-scene of Milton's portrayal of the dramatic action of great forces need not be esthetically troublesome, any more than is that of the Iliad to the modern reader.

    Perfecting the Power to Perceive

  • Later in this chapter, Dewey writes that "Since a work of art is the subject-matter of experiences heightened and intensified, the purpose that determines what is esthetically essential is precisley the formation of an experience as an experience."

    John Dewey's *Art as Experience*

  • The true artist sees and feels in terms of his medium and the one who has learned to perceive esthetically emulates the operation.

    John Dewey's *Art as Experience*

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