AEsthetic [AE]s*thet"ic, AEsthetical [AE]s*thet"ic*al, a. Of or Pertaining to [ae]sthetics; versed in [ae]sthetics; as, [ae]sthetic studies, emotions, ideas, persons, etc. [1913 Webster] -- {[AE]s*thet"ic*al*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

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  • aesthetically — [es thet′i kəl ē, es thet′i klē] adv. 1. in an aesthetic manner 2. from the point of view of aesthetics …   English World dictionary

  • aesthetically — adv. Aesthetically is used with these adjectives: ↑appealing, ↑pleasing …   Collocations dictionary

  • aesthetically — aesthetic (US also esthetic) ► ADJECTIVE 1) concerned with beauty or the appreciation of beauty. 2) of pleasing appearance. ► NOUN ▪ a set of principles underlying the work of a particular artist or artistic movement. DERIVATIVES aesthetically… …   English terms dictionary

  • aesthetically — adverb in a tasteful way this building is aesthetically very pleasing • Syn: ↑esthetically • Derived from adjective: ↑esthetic (for: ↑esthetically), ↑aesthetic …   Useful english dictionary

  • aesthetically — adverb see aesthetic I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • aesthetically — /es thet ik lee/ or, esp. Brit., /ees /, adv. 1. according to aesthetics or its principles. 2. in an aesthetic manner. Also, esthetically. [1820 30; AESTHETICAL + LY] * * * …   Universalium

  • aesthetically — adverb In an aesthetic manner; with a pleasing sensory effect …   Wiktionary

  • aesthetically — adv. with regard to aesthetics, with regard to the perception and appreciation of beauty; with a refined sense of taste …   English contemporary dictionary

  • aesthetically — aes·thet·i·cal·ly …   English syllables

  • aesthetically — See: aesthetic …   English dictionary

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