Probably from German auratisch c. 1930 as used in the letters of Walter Benjamin, from Italian auratico
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auratic (comparative more auratic, superlative most auratic)
- Resembling an aura.
- 1984, Theodor W. Adorno, Aesthetic Theory, page 429:
- The dividing-line between auratic and non-auratic art by no means coincides with that between authentic art and the administered, degraded art of the culture industry.