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Definition of aesthetic adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    aesthetic

     adjective
    (also esthetic) adjective
    NAmE//ɛsˈθɛt̮ɪk//
     
    , NAmE//ɪs‑//
     
     
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  1. 1concerned with beauty and art, and the understanding of beautiful things an aesthetic appreciation of the landscape The benefits of conservation are both financial and aesthetic.
  2. 2made in an artistic way and beautiful to look at Their furniture was more aesthetic than functional.
  3. aesthetically (also esthetically)
     
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  4. NAmE//‑kli//
     
    adverb aesthetically pleasing color combinations
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: aesthetic

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