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[es-thet-ik-lee or, esp. British, ees-] /ɛsˈθɛt ɪk li or, esp. British, is-/
according to aesthetics or its principles.
in an aesthetic manner.
Also, esthetically.
Origin of aesthetically
1820-30; aesthetical + -ly
Related forms
pseudoaesthetically, adverb Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Instead he resolved that his writing would not only be factually scrupulous, but as aesthetically pleasing as possible.
  • It's aesthetically ugly, but functionally it's beautiful.
  • And much of it, while produced for commercial purposes, was aesthetically arresting.
  • Subjects were then asked whether they found the sculptures aesthetically pleasing.
  • Most aesthetically and historically significant examples of industrial design have been average or small cars.
  • There seems to be little question that nature can create aesthetically pleasing sounds.
  • What resulted were products that were simple, functional and more aesthetically clean than their ornate predecessors.
  • It's an aesthetically pleasing design, which is what drew his attention right away.
  • Nor can it be said that any single picture is more saliently, more intellectually and aesthetically important than all the others.
  • The powder did take care of the blood stains, leaving aesthetically pleasing pink patterns.

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