|1.||[ adjective ] relating to or dealing with the subject of aesthetics|
|Related terms:||aesthetics aesthetics|
|2.||[ adjective ] (fine art) concerning or characterized by an appreciation of beauty or good taste|
|Synonyms:||esthetic esthetical aesthetical|
"the aesthetic faculties" "an aesthetic person" "aesthetic feeling" "the illustrations made the book an aesthetic success"
|Related terms:||inaesthetic artistic beautiful sensuous painterly cosmetic|
|3.||[ adjective ] aesthetically pleasing|
|Synonyms:||artistic pleasing esthetic|
"an artistic flower arrangement"
|4.||[ noun ] (philosophy) a philosophical theory as to what is beautiful|
"he despised the esthetic of minimalism"
|Related terms:||philosophical_doctrine philosophy|