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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - One who professes great sensitivity to the beauty of art and nature.

Usage examples (31)
  • ‡ The term aesthete is sometimes used negatively to describe someone whose pursuit of beauty is excessive or appears phony.
  • The aesthete from the East has come out west and cut Ansel Adams down to size.
  • The absolute disdain for politics of the aesthete is in itself a political choice.
  • Yes, aesthete, that is why I bought that up to dpaitsel, penguin2 for more
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