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Meaning of AESTHETIC

Pronunciation:  es'thetik

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a philosophical theory as to what is beautiful; "he despised the esthetic of minimalism"
  2. [adj]  concerning or characterized by an appreciation of beauty or good taste; "the aesthetic faculties"; "an aesthetic person"; "aesthetic feeling"; "the illustrations made the book an aesthetic success"
  3. [adj]  aesthetically pleasing; "an artistic flower arrangement"
  4. [adj]  relating to or dealing with the subject of aesthetics; "aesthetic values"

AESTHETIC is a 9 letter word that starts with A.


 Synonyms: aesthetical, artistic, beautiful, cosmetic, enhancive, esthetic, esthetic, esthetic, esthetical, in good taste(p), painterly, pleasing, sensuous, tasteful
 Antonyms: inaesthetic, unaesthetic
 See Also: philosophical doctrine, philosophical theory



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\[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. --
{[AE]s*thet"ic*al*ly}, adv.

Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: aesthetically appealing, art-conscious, artistic, arty, Attic, attractive, beauteous, beautiful, chaste, choice, classic, cultivated, discriminating, elegant, endowed with beauty, excellent, exquisite, eye-filling, fine, flowerlike, graceful, gracile, handsome, heavy, in good taste, lovely, of choice, of consummate art, of quality, ornamental, painterly, pleasing, pretty, pulchritudinous, pure, quiet, refined, restrained, sensitive, simple, subdued, tasteful, unaffected, understated, unobtrusive, well-chosen