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English adjective: aesthetic

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


SamplesAesthetic values.


Synonymsesthetic

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


Similartasteful


Antonymstasteless


English noun: aesthetic

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


SamplesHe despised the esthetic of minimalism.


Synonymsesthetic


Broader (hypernym)philosophical doctrine, philosophical theory


Domain categoryphilosophy









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