Aes*thet"ics, Es*thet"ics [Gr. perceptive, esp. by feeling, fr. to perceive, feel: cf. G. asthetik, F. esth'etique.]

The theory or philosophy of taste; the science of the beautiful in nature and art; esp. that which treats of the expression and embodiment of beauty by art.

 

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Es"thete (?), n.; Es*thet"ic (), a., Es*thet"ic*al (), a., Es*thet"ics (), n. etc.

Same as Aesthete, Aesthetic, Aesthetical, Aesthetics, etc.

 

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