aesthetics

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  • IPA(key): /ɛsˈθɛt.ɪks/, (nonstandard) /ɛsˈtɛt.ɪks/

Etymology 1[edit]

From aesthetic +‎ -ics.

Noun[edit]

aesthetics (usually uncountable, plural aesthetics)

  1. The study or philosophy of beauty.
    • 1996, Theodore Gracyk, Rhythm and Noise: An Aesthetics of Rock
    • 2017, Geneviève Zubrzycki, National Matters: Materiality, Culture, and Nationalism
      At a glance, Thor Steinar resembles waspy American pseudo-collegiate brands like Abercrombie and Fitch, Hollister, and Aeropostale, while displaying a distinctly Nordic aesthetics.
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aesthetics

  1. plural of aesthetic