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pleasing to the senses. visually or otherwise. Artistic.
Merriam-Webster Online Dictionaryaesthetic
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
appreciative of, responsive to, or about the beautiful - zealous , also responsive to or appreciative of what is pleasurable to the senses
a branch of philosophy dealing with the nature of beauty, art, and and with the creation and appreciation of beauty - taste
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
a pleasing appearance or effect - beauty appreciated the aesthetics of the gemstones
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Aesthetics, or esthetics () is a branch of philosophy that deals with the nature of art, beauty and taste and with the creation or appreciation of beauty.
In its more technical epistemological perspective, it is defined as the study of subjective and sensori-emotional values, or sometimes called judgments of sentiment and taste. Aesthetics studies how artists imagine, create and perform works of art; how people use, enjoy, and criticize art; and what happens in their minds when they look at paintings, listen to music, or read poetry, and understand what they see and hear. It also studies how they feel about art — why they like some works and not others, and how art can affect their moods, beliefs, and attitude toward life. The phrase was coined in English in the 18th century.
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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