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esthetic
01. My wife isn't really interested in the [esthetics] of our home, but I feel that it deeply affects the pleasure we experience when we spend time there.
02. The company is famous for producing furniture which is both functional and [esthetically] pleasing.
03. Too many modern buildings seem to have been built without any thought given to their [esthetic] appeal.
04. Sophie has an excellent [esthetic] sense, which reveals itself in everything she does.
05. The designers of the new town hall are very concerned about [esthetics] and want it to fit in well with other buildings in the area.
06. Architect Frank Lloyd Wright was deeply influenced in his work by the Japanese [esthetic].
07. In his examination of the notion of [esthetics], Immanuel Kant focused solely on judgments of beauty and ugliness.
08. Frank Sibley felt that the discernment of [non-esthetic] properties could be achieved by anyone with normal eyes and ears.
09. Nick Zangwill has suggested that the broad notion of the [esthetic] can be fixed by what it is to judge that something is beautiful or ugly, or that it has [esthetic] merit or demerit.
10. During the Stone Age, the [esthetic] value of an object was inseparable from its function.
11. A 1961 study by Berger noted that people's ethics and [esthetics] faithfully mirror their class prejudices and tastes.
12. Education should develop the moral and [esthetic] sensitivity necessary for a complete and responsible life.
13. Friedrich Nietzsche once suggested that for art to exist, for any sort of [esthetic] activity or perception to exist, a certain physiological precondition is indispensable, and that is intoxication.
14. Evelyn Waugh once said, "I came to the conclusion many years ago that almost all crime is due to the repressed desire for [esthetic] expression."
15. Alfred Whitehead once suggested that art is the imposing of a pattern on experience, and our [esthetic] enjoyment is recognition of the pattern.
16. Mason Cooley once claimed that we worship the [esthetic], but we do not have faith in it.
17. Discussion question: Should esthetics take precedence over cost in the construction of public architecture?
18. With the shining white ice and the black puck, and players flying around on skates, ice hockey is really quite an [esthetically] pleasing sport.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

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  • esthetic — esthetic; hy·per·esthetic; par·esthetic; som·esthetic; un·esthetic; crypt·esthetic; dys·esthetic; tel·esthetic; …   English syllables

  • esthetic — alternative form of aesthetic (see AESTHETIC (Cf. aesthetic)). Also see Æ (Cf. æ). Related: esthetical; esthetically; esthetician; esthetics …   Etymology dictionary

  • esthetic — (esp. Brit. aesthetic) ► 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 esthetically adverb… …   English terms dictionary

  • esthetic — [es thet′ik] adj. [see AESTHETIC] 1. AESTHETIC 2. of esthesia; having to do with sensation esthetically adv …   English World dictionary

  • Esthetic — Esthete Es thete, n.; Esthetic Es*thet ic, a., Esthetical Es*thet ic*al, a., Esthetics Es*thet ics, n. etc. Same as {[AE]sthete}, {[AE]sthetic}, {[AE]sthetical}, {[AE]sthetics}, etc. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • esthetic — esthete, esthetic are American spellings of aesthete, aesthetic …   Modern English usage

  • esthetic — aesthetic / esthetic [adj] beautiful or artful artistic, creative, gorgeous, inventive;  concepts 485,579 Ant. displeasing, ugly …   New thesaurus

  • esthetic — variant of aesthetic …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • esthetic — /es thet ik/, adj., n. aesthetic. * * * …   Universalium

  • esthetic — 1. Pertaining to the sensations. 2. Pertaining to esthetics ( i.e., beauty). [G. aisthesis, sensation] * * * es·thet·ic (es thetґik) [Gr. aisthēsis sensation] pertaining to beauty, or the improvement of appearance. Also spelled aesthetic …   Medical dictionary


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