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aes·thet·ic

or es·thet·ic  (ĕs-thĕt′ĭk)
adj.
1. Relating to the philosophy or theories of aesthetics.
2.
a. Of or concerning the appreciation of beauty or good taste: aesthetic judgment; the aesthetic appeal of the exhibit.
b. Attractive or appealing: the more aesthetic features of the building.
3. Characterized by a heightened sensitivity to beauty: the poet and his aesthetic friends.
4. Being or relating to a work of art; artistic: The play was an aesthetic success.
5. Informal Conforming to accepted notions of good taste.
6. often Aesthetic Of or characteristic of aestheticism in the arts.
n.
1. A guiding principle in matters of artistic beauty and taste; artistic sensibility: "a generous Age of Aquarius aesthetic that said that everything was art" (William Wilson).
2. An underlying principle, a set of principles, or a view often manifested by outward appearances or style of behavior: "What troubled him was the squalor of [the colonel's] aesthetic" (Lewis H. Lapham).

[German ästhetisch, from New Latin aesthēticus, from Greek aisthētikos, of sense perception, from aisthēta, perceptible things, from aisthanesthai, to perceive; see au- in Indo-European roots.]

aes·thet′i·cal·ly adv.
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Adv.1.aesthetically - in a tasteful wayaesthetically - in a tasteful way; "this building is aesthetically very pleasing"
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Translations

aesthetically

esthetically (US) [iːsˈθetɪkəlɪ] ADVestéticamente
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

aesthetically

[iːsˈθɛtɪkəli] adv [appealing, pleasing] → esthétiquement
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

aesthetically

, (US) esthetically
advin ästhetischer Hinsicht; aesthetically decoratedästhetisch schön dekoriert; aesthetically pleasingästhetisch schön
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

aesthetically

esthetically (Am) [iːsˈθɛtɪklɪ] advesteticamente
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References in classic literature ?
I speak now from the aesthetic and artistic point of view when I say that life with us is dull; aesthetically and artistically, very dull indeed.
But if, in the face of all this, you still declare that whaling has no aesthetically noble associations connected with it, then am I ready to shiver fifty lances with you there, and unhorse you with a split helmet every time.
His conscience is one ethically and one aesthetically; with his will to be true to himself he cannot be false to his knowledge of others.
Aesthetically Elizabeth was fond of still, cloudless days, but experience had taught her to suspect them.
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I never did a bit of work in my life, except to appeal aesthetically to Pharisees--I thought I was preaching the message--and yet I was worth half a million dollars.
"Ah, it's not picturesque, not aesthetically attractive!
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He appreciated the crew for aesthetically decorating the aircraft which has been embellished with the original paintings by the renowned aviation artist Group Captain (Retd) Hussaini.
PAC Chief also praised the crew for aesthetically embellishing the aircraft with original paintings of the renowned aviation artist Group Captain (Rtrd) Hussaini.
Aesthetically You specialise in the latest non-surgical treatments that can effectively reverse the signs of ageing.