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Synonyms for esthetic

(philosophy) a philosophical theory as to what is beautiful

concerning or characterized by an appreciation of beauty or good taste

relating to or dealing with the subject of aesthetics


aesthetically pleasing

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The esthetic component emerges from the importance Wiseman places on a theory of the creative act at the centre of pensee sauvage.
The "Journal of Esthetic and Restorative Dentistry" is published six times a year to provide information on contemporary interdisciplinary esthetic dentistry.
has provided the clinician with opportunities for comprehensive orthodontic treatment using a large number of esthetic and removable aligners (Figure 1).
In addition to gaining knowledge and confidence in working with individuals with cancer, students also receive a certificate personally signed by Morag Currin and the licensed esthetic instructor.
For her, Jones' piece is the culminating achievement of the "ideological boosters of utilitarian art [who] hark back to the political crusades of the sixties"; it is the icon of the undiscussable, "dissed blacks, abused women, or disfranchised homosexuals"; it is a symptom of the death of the kind of esthetic "disinterestedness" in which the "grandeur of the individual spirit" transcends "the political clout of the group.
Just as French reconstruction culture initially held on obstinately to Matisse and Picasso as the ideal prewar or even transhistorical artists, and considered easel painting and bronze sculpture as the optimal objects through which to guarantee the continuity of a national esthetic, so the European, even global success of Marino Marini's sculptures in the early '50s seemed to confirm the viability of an Italian version of that model.
The fusion of the esthetic and the spiritual (that is, the discovery of the spiritual within the esthetic, the evocation of the spiritual through the esthetic) remains an incomplete Modernist project.
The predominance of painting is not only an esthetic choice, it has to do with content.
But those who are coming of age now are the readers whom Greenberg's long-overdue Homemade Esthetics will, one hopes, reach.