aesthetic aesthetic  /ɛs ˈθɛ tɪk/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) concerning or characterized by an appreciation of beauty or good taste
  2. (n) (philosophy) a philosophical theory as to what is beautiful
  3. (adj) relating to or dealing with the subject of aesthetics
  4. (adj) aesthetically pleasing

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Her aesthetic sense was well appreciated by all who came to her house.
  2. The gardens surrounding the castle had not been cared for in years and were extremely lacking in aesthetic quality.

News

  1. Mark Sieczkarek Elected Chairman of the Board of Solta Medical

    HAYWARD, Calif., June 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Solta Medical, Inc. (NASDAQ: SLTM), a global leader in the medical aesthetics market, today announced that its Board of Directors has elected Mark M. Sieczkarek ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Apple's Cook: iOS 7 is the 'Biggest Change to iOS' Since iPhone's Arrival

    Apple on Monday took the wraps off iOS 7, revealing a dramatic new design that sheds six-year-old interface elements, and replaces them with a cleaner, more modern aesthetic. From top to bottom, the OS that powers the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch has been renovated for both looks and usability.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: CIO

  3. Apple Announces iOS 7: The iPhone Gets a Fresh Coat of Paint, New Features

    Apple finally revamps the design aesthetic of iOS        
    on June 11, 2013     Source: AnandTech

Quotes

  1. "I had a clear, clear command to everyone involved: 'No cynicism,'" said Colbert. "We're not mocking Christmas specials. We're doing MY Christmas special. And that was the aesthetic we tried to bring into it. Like, we're really doing this. I...
    on Nov 19, 2008 By: Stephen Colbert Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "W e wanted to create an emotional connection with the new Ford Mondeo that would attract people from an aesthetic point of view even before they appreciate its technology," explained Martin Smith, Executive Director of Design, Ford of Europe....
    on Feb 14, 2007 By: Martin Smith Source: AutoCorse.it

  3. "There are aesthetic considerations," Bloomberg said. "No. 2, I have absolutely no idea whether that makes any sense from a scientific, from a practical point of view."
    on Aug 21, 2008 By: Michael Bloomberg Source: Washington Post

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