Definition of Esthetic

1. Noun. (philosophy) a philosophical theory as to what is beautiful. "He despised the esthetic of minimalism"

Exact synonyms: Aesthetic
Category relationships: Philosophy
Generic synonyms: Philosophical Doctrine, Philosophical Theory
Derivative terms: Aesthetic, Aesthetic



2. Adjective. Concerning or characterized by an appreciation of beauty or good taste. "The illustrations made the book an aesthetic success"

3. Adjective. Relating to or dealing with the subject of aesthetics. "Aesthetic values"
Exact synonyms: Aesthetic
Derivative terms: Aesthetic
Partainyms: Aesthetics, Esthetics

4. Adjective. Aesthetically pleasing. "An artistic flower arrangement"
Exact synonyms: Aesthetic, Artistic
Similar to: Tasteful

Definition of Esthetic

1. Adjective. (alternative spelling of aesthetic) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Esthetic

1. a conception of beauty [n -S]

Medical Definition of Esthetic

1. 1. Pertaining to the sensations. 2. Pertaining to esthetics (i.e., beauty). Origin: G. Aisthesis, sensation (05 Mar 2000)

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Literary usage of Esthetic

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1. An Introduction to the Study of Landscape Design by Henry Vincent Hubbard, ( (1917)
"Landscape Design Defined esthetic and Economic Aspects CHAPTER II THEORY OF ... This use of design as meaning only esthetic design is confusing, for, ..."

2. An Introduction to the Study of Landscape Design by Henry Vincent Hubbard (1917)
"Landscape Design Defined esthetic and Economic Aspects CHAPTER II THEORY OF ... This use of design as meaning only esthetic design is confusing, for, ..."

3. Critique of Pure Reason by Immanuel Kant, John Miller Dow Meiklejohn (1899)
"esthetic cannot contain any more than these two elements—space and time, ... In like manner, transcendental ^esthetic cannot number the conception of change ..."

4. Psychology, General and Applied by Hugo Münsterberg (1914)
"The esthetic Attitude.—The inner states which we have characterized so far arise ... The most complete contrast to the practical is the esthetic attitude. ..."

5. Elizabethan Criticism of Poetry by Guy Andrew Thompson (1914)
"V. THE esthetic FUNCTION OF POETRY The English sense of beauty notably manifested in the poetry of the age of Elizabeth also found expression from the ..."

6. The Teacher's Handbook of Psychology by James Sully (1910)
"In certain cases this imaginative element in our esthetic enjoyment becomes ... /esthetic culture involves the development of this intellectual side of ..."

7. Introduction to Sociology by Emory Stephen Bogardus (1917)
"esthetic factors and their social basis. Order, rhythm, symmetry in one form or ... It is natural, hence, that social progress itself involves the esthetic. ..."

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