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  • n. Alternative spelling of aesthetics.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The theory or philosophy of taste; the science of the beautiful in nature and art; esp. that which treats of the expression and embodiment of beauty by art.

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

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


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