HyperDic: aesthetics

English > 1 sense of the word aesthetics:
NOUNcognitionaesthetics, esthetics(art) the branch of philosophy dealing with beauty and taste (emphasizing the evaluative criteria that are applied to art)
aesthetics > pronunciation
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English > aesthetics: 1 sense > noun 1, cognition
Meaning(art) the branch of philosophy dealing with beauty and taste (emphasizing the evaluative criteria that are applied to art).
Example"traditional aesthetics assumed the existence of universal and timeless criteria of artistic value"
Synonymesthetics
Categoryart, artistic creation, artistic productionThe creation of beautiful or significant things
BroaderphilosophyThe rational investigation of questions about existence and knowledge and ethics
Spanishestética
Catalanestètica
Adjectivesaestheticrelating to or dealing with the subject of aesthetics
aestheticalconcerning or characterized by an appreciation of beauty or good taste
Nounsaestheticiana philosopher who specializes in the nature of beauty

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