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aesthetically

or esthetically

[es-thet-ik-lee or, esp. British, ees-] /ɛsˈθɛt ɪk li or, esp. British, is-/
adverb
1.
according to aesthetics or its principles.
2.
in an aesthetic manner.
Origin of aesthetically
1820-1830
1820-30; aesthetical + -ly
Related forms
pseudoaesthetically, adverb

esthetical

[es-thet-i-kuh l] /ɛsˈθɛt ɪ kəl/
adjective
Related forms
esthetically, adverb
nonesthetical, adjective
nonesthetically, adverb
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  • esthetically, Lady Neldine, I would like very much to father you a child.

    The Galaxy Primes Edward Elmer Smith
  • To Mayburn the hallucination of life was worth while esthetically.

    The Shadow of Life Anne Douglas Sedgwick
  • Socially and esthetically, it has always been strongly swayed by tradition.

  • esthetically, he'd like to father her a child, it says here in fine print—Boy, if she only knew!

    The Galaxy Primes Edward Elmer Smith
  • Her feelings were as inflated spiritually as they had been an hour ago esthetically, before she lost Baedeker.

    A Room With A View E. M. Forster
  • He is esthetically a responsible factor, since it concerns him as part of the great idea.

    Adventures in the Arts Marsden Hartley
  • Do you know all the elements that you deal with and can you handle them with a sure touch practically and esthetically?

    The Booklover and His Books Harry Lyman Koopman
  • The remote and esthetically sublime is to be scientifically described and explained in terms of homely familiar events and forces.

  • You also can make a better Virgin if you believe in her otherwise than esthetically.

    Between Friends Robert W. Chambers
  • They reveal their ideas poetically and esthetically and the method is personal and ample for presentation.

    Adventures in the Arts Marsden Hartley

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