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Main Entry: aes·thet·ic

Pronunciation: es-'the-tik, is-, British usually Es- Variant(s): or aes·thet·i·cal /-ti-k&l/
Function: adjective
Etymology: German ästhetisch, from New Latin aestheticus, from Greek aisthEtikos of sense perception, from aisthanesthai to perceive

1 a : of, relating to, or dealing with aesthetics or the beautiful b : ARTISTIC c : pleasing in appearance : ATTRACTIVE

2 : appreciative of, responsive to, or zealous about the beautiful; also : responsive to or appreciative of what is pleasurable to the senses
- aes·thet·i·cal·ly /-ti-k(&-)lE/ adverb

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