HyperDic: aesthetical

English > 1 sense of the word aesthetical:
ADJECTIVEallaesthetical, aesthetic, esthetic, estheticalconcerning or characterized by an appreciation of beauty or good taste
English > aesthetical: 1 sense > adjective 1
MeaningConcerning or characterized by an appreciation of beauty or good taste.
Synonymsaesthetic, esthetic, esthetical
Narrowerartisticsatisfying aesthetic standards and sensibilities
cosmetic, enhanciveServing an aesthetic purpose in beautifying the body
painterlyHaving qualities unique to the art of painting
sensuousTaking delight in beauty
See alsopleasantaffording pleasure
Oppositeinaesthetic, unaestheticviolating aesthetic / aesthetic canons or requirements
Nounsaesthetics(art) the branch of philosophy dealing with beauty and taste (emphasizing the evaluative criteria that are applied to art)

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