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Variant of aesthetic.
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or es•thet•ic(ɛsˈθɛt ɪk)
1. pertaining to a sense of beauty or to aesthetics.
2. having a love of beauty.
3. concerned with emotion and sensation as opposed to intellectuality.n.
4. a theory or idea of what is aesthetically valid.
[1815–25; < New Latin < Greek]
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|Noun||1.||esthetic - (philosophy) a philosophical theory as to what is beautiful; "he despised the esthetic of minimalism"|
philosophy - the rational investigation of questions about existence and knowledge and ethics
|Adj.||1.||esthetic - concerning or characterized by an appreciation of beauty or good taste; "the aesthetic faculties"; "an aesthetic person"; "aesthetic feeling"; "the illustrations made the book an aesthetic success"|
|2.||esthetic - relating to or dealing with the subject of aesthetics; "aesthetic values"|
|3.||esthetic - aesthetically pleasing; "an artistic flower arrangement"|
tasteful - having or showing or conforming to good taste
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