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aes·thet·ic [or] es·thet·ic

aesthetic [or] esthetic

es the tihk
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: of or relating to beauty or to the study of beauty and its forms.
Her aesthetic sensibility was offended by the gaudy decor of the banquet hall.Each culture has its own aesthetic tradition.
similar words:
artistic, attractive, beauteous, beautiful, elegant, exquisite, graceful, handsome, lovely, tasteful
definition 2: of or relating to the criticism of art.
aesthetic theories
similar words:
artistic, cultural
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part of speech: noun
definition: an aesthetic theory, system, or point of view.
As a painter, he did not conform to a particular aesthetic.
similar words:
principle, school, system, theory
derivations: aesthetically (adv.), esthetically (adv.)
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