aesthetic

(redirected from Æsthetics)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Financial, Encyclopedia.
References in classic literature ?
Blunt, "have had the good fortune, the leisure to develop their intelligence and their beauty in aesthetic conditions as this charming woman had?
One of them is a young man from Boston,--an aesthetic young man, who talks about its being "a real Corot day," etc.
The artist, painter, poet, or musician, by his decoration, sublime or beautiful, satisfies the aesthetic sense; but that is akin to the sexual instinct, and shares its barbarity: he lays before you also the greater gift of himself.