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Variant of aesthetics.
or es•thet•ics(ɛsˈθɛt ɪks)
n. (used with a sing. v.)
1. the branch of philosophy dealing with taste and the study of beauty in nature and art.
2. a particular theory of beauty or fine art.
a branch of philosophy dealing with beauty and the beautiful. — aesthete, aesthetic, n., adj. — aesthetical, adj.See also: Philosophy
a branch of philosophy dealing with beauty and the beautiful. — aesthetic, n., adj. — aesthetical, adj.See also: Beauty
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|Noun||1.||esthetics - (art) the branch of philosophy dealing with beauty and taste (emphasizing the evaluative criteria that are applied to art); "traditional aesthetics assumed the existence of universal and timeless criteria of artistic value"|
artistic creation, artistic production, art - the creation of beautiful or significant things; "art does not need to be innovative to be good"; "I was never any good at art"; "he said that architecture is the art of wasting space beautifully"
philosophy - the rational investigation of questions about existence and knowledge and ethics