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estheticism

[es-thet-uh-siz-uh m] /ɛsˈθɛt əˌsɪz əm/
noun
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aestheticism

/iːsˈθɛtɪˌsɪzəm; ɪs-/
noun
1.
the doctrine that aesthetic principles are of supreme importance and that works of art should be judged accordingly
2.
sensitivity to beauty, esp in art, music, literature, etc
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