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aesthetic

pleasing to the senses. visually or otherwise. Artistic.

Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
aesthetic (adjective)
1.
a) of, relating to, or dealing with or the beautiful - aesthetics aesthetic theories
b) - artistic a work of aesthetic value
c) pleasing in appearance - attractive easy-to-use keyboards, clear graphics, and other ergonomic and aesthetic features Mark Mehler
2.
appreciative of, responsive to, or about the beautiful - zealous , also responsive to or appreciative of what is pleasurable to the senses
aesthetic (noun)
1.
a branch of philosophy dealing with the nature of beauty, art, and and with the creation and appreciation of beauty - taste
2.
a particular theory or of beauty or art a particular taste for or approach to what is pleasing to the senses and especially sight - conception modernist aesthetics staging new ballets which reflected the aesthetic of the new nation Mary Clarke & Clement Crisp
3.
a pleasing appearance or effect - beauty appreciated the aesthetics of the gemstones
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aesthetic (Wikipedia)
"Aesthetic" redirects here. For the 19th century art movement, see Aestheticism.

Aesthetics (/ɛsˈθɛtɪks/; also spelled æsthetics and esthetics also known in Greek as Αισθητική, or "Aisthētiké") is a branch of philosophy dealing with the nature of art, beauty, and taste, with the creation and appreciation of beauty. It is more scientifically defined as the study of sensory or sensori-emotional values, sometimes called judgements of sentiment and taste. More broadly, scholars in the field define aesthetics as "critical reflection on art, culture and nature". In modern English, the term aesthetic can also refer to a set of principles underlying the works of a particular art movement or theory: one speaks for example of the Cubist aesthetic.

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