Esthetic


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aesthetic

(sometimes US), esthetic
1. connected with aesthetics or its principles
2. a principle of taste or style adopted by a particular person, group, or culture

Esthetic

The distinctive vocabulary of a given style.
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Key for Wiseman is the resonance these esthetic "digressions" have with the texts' central anthropological arguments.
In this way, Wiseman paints a portrait of an anthropologist deeply embedded in esthetic thought.
Extrusion of her maxillary laterals and canines was attempted to achieve the esthetic alignment of the maxillary anteriors.
Certification in oncology esthetics was originally introduced by Currin several years ago after spas, wellness and medical centers began to integrate their services.
Instead of celebrating Croce's "grandeur of the individual spirit" by releasing the art form vertically into a platonic or Kantian sphere of esthetic transcendence, Plath takes the survivor's experience of suffering and oppression - its shame, its destruction, its courage - and inserts it laterally into historical and esthetic experience.
Manzoni's work emancipated painting (again) from the myths of creative individuality perpetrated by esthetic production at the very moment when the conditions for subjectivity were disappearing rapidly in the society of advanced administration.
Indeed, Homemade Esthetics is exactly what its title says it is: not an academic treatise on the philosophy of art or on aesthetics (Greenberg preferred the less pedantic spelling "esthetics"), but an empirical assemblage of thoughts and second thoughts engaged with over the years and cobbled together in the home workshop.