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English adjective: aesthetic

1. aesthetic relating to or dealing with the subject of aesthetics

SamplesAesthetic values.


2. aesthetic concerning or characterized by an appreciation of beauty or good taste

SamplesThe aesthetic faculties.
An aesthetic person.
Aesthetic feeling.
The illustrations made the book an aesthetic success.

Synonymsaesthetical, esthetic, esthetical

Similarartistic, cosmetic, enhancive, painterly, sensuous

Antonymsinaesthetic, unaesthetic

3. aesthetic aesthetically pleasing

SamplesAn artistic flower arrangement.

Synonymsartistic, esthetic



English noun: aesthetic

1. aesthetic (cognition) (philosophy) a philosophical theory as to what is beautiful

SamplesHe despised the esthetic of minimalism.


Broader (hypernym)philosophical doctrine, philosophical theory

Domain categoryphilosophy

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