aesthetic definition

  • adjective:
    • regarding the viewpoint or ideas of looks.
    • Of or regarding the appreciation of beauty or good style: the visual faculties.
    • Characterized by a heightened sensitivity to beauty.
    • creative: The play ended up being an aesthetic success.
    • Informal complying to accepted notions of great style.
    • focused on beauty, artistic influence, or appearance.
    • Of or related to æsthetics; versed in æsthetics
    • concerning or characterized by an appreciation of beauty or great style
    • concerning or working with the topic of looks
    • great looking
  • noun:
    • A guiding concept in matters of artistic beauty and taste; artistic sensibility: "a generous Chronilogical Age Of Aquarius visual having said that that everything ended up being art” ( William Wilson).
    • An underlying principle, a couple of axioms, or a view often manifested by outward appearances or form of behavior: "What troubled him was the squalor of [the colonel's] aesthetic” ( Lewis H. Lapham).
    • The study of art or beauty.
    • whatever interests the senses.
    • (viewpoint) a philosophical concept about what is breathtaking

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