Definition of Aestheticism

1. Noun. A doctrine which holds aesthetics or beauty as the highest ideal or most basic standard. ¹



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Definition of Aestheticism

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Aestheticism

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Literary usage of Aestheticism

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1. Inner Jerusalem by Ada Goodrich-Freer (1904)
"CHAPTER XVI THE MOSLEM AS A CITIZEN ARAB INFLUENCE ON EUROPE—aestheticism—CURSING— ACUTENESS — LITERATURE — DRESS — ARISTOCRACY— FORMS OF PRAYER—TENETS OF ..."

2. Down the Road: And Other Essays of Nature, Life, Literature, and Religion by William Valentine Kelley (1911)
"Out from the career of this apostle of aestheticism sounds what Dr. Olin A. Curtis ... Wilde's case affords opportunity to study aestheticism in full bloom, ..."

3. The Word by Harold Waldwin Percival (1913)
"And that is an essential point i'n aestheticism: only true freedom can support the aesthetic view! This sounds correctly enough. ..."

4. The Mount Vernon Street Warrens: A Boston Story, 1860-1910 by Martin Green (1880)
"His career illustrates a philistine cliche of the times, that Catholicism, aestheticism, paganism, and homosexuality were interdependent. ..."

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