aesthetically aesthetically  /ɛs ˈθɛ tɪk li/

Definition(s):

  • (adv) in a tasteful way

Usage(s):

  1. If the graft is lost, she might be worse off than she was before the surgery, aesthetically at least.
  2. And with so many young people having themselves remade, parents are afraid their children will fall behind, not just academically but aesthetically.
  3. It's so aesthetically pure that it doesn't even print a price on the book.

News

  1. One of Leesburg's busiest roads to receive makeover

    Updated with video; Drivers are soon going to see a big change on one of Leesburg's busiest roads as construction begins this week on Starksville Avenue to ease traffic while making it more aesthetically pleasing.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: WFXL Southwest Georgia

  2. Nailed it! The unique history of race and class in Chicago's nail art

    Helen Maureen Cooper is next level, existing on a plane that few even know exists, let alone try to reach. Aesthetically-speaking, with her curly red hair, colorful apparel, and long acrylic tips, she stands proud and stands out. Her look is part youthful, all referential, yet decidedly personal. It is a reflection of all that she knows and an indication that what she wants to know still exists ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: WBEZ 91.5 Chicago

  3. How One Green City Is Going Global

    ZGF Architects has been shaping the Portland, Ore., skyline for more than 70 years. The Portland Convention Center, the KOIN Center skyscraper, and the sleek glass-canopy extension for Portland International Airport were all designed by the firm, with its signature dedication to sustainable and aesthetically pleasing design.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: National Journal via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. "It's a beautiful place," Edwards said. "It's just really aesthetically pleasing."
    on Jun 17, 2010 By: Carl Edwards Source: The Associated Press

  2. "It was startling to see that small acknowledgment of sexuality and femininity peeking out of the conservative -- aesthetically speaking -- environment of Congress," Givhan wrote.
    on Jul 27, 2007 By: Robin Givhan Source: Washington Post

  3. "There are so many areas of that Japanese story," Jackman explained. "I love the idea of this kind of anarchic character, the outsider, being in this world - I can see it aesthetically, too - full of honor and tradition and customs and...
    on Apr 29, 2009 By: Hugh Jackman Source: MTV.com

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