esthetics

Definitions of esthetics
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n (art) the branch of philosophy dealing with beauty and taste (emphasizing the evaluative criteria that are applied to art)

Synonyms:
aesthetics
Type of:
philosophy
the rational investigation of questions about existence and knowledge and ethics

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