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Concerning beauty; appreciation of beauty.

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Usage examples (32)
  • The architect was very concerned with the building's aesthetics.
  • Traditional aesthetics assumed the existence of universal and timeless criteria of artistic value
  • Hermeneutical aesthetics is dialogical in character.
  • Having some committee of aesthetics is a horrible idea.
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