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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
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Drummond added: "This billboard not only offended me morally and aesthetically, it also went against everything that I feel political discourse should be about."
When viewing sculptures of Christ's body in an art gallery, even a diehard atheist cannot respond aesthetically. As Lawrence Slander notes in his catalogue introduction, treating these sculptures as works of art raises complicated, not easily resolved issues.
While Flexalloy 9750 Series compounds have processing and physical properties comparable to those of the general-purpose Flexalloy 9100 Series, the company has formulated them for applications where a low-gloss surface may be aesthetically desirable, as in certain consumer products and furniture trim.
The authors also let readers in on fascinating secrets, for instance, what it is about certain buildings, paintings, and body proportions that makes them aesthetically pleasing and how mathematics governs the structure of flowers.
This derivative tale of good versus evil, thematically reminiscent of but aesthetically dwarfed by Melville's Moby-Dick, never really gains momentum and will appeal only to patient readers willing to endure a darkly lyrical Gothic narrative about a protracted frozen adventure.
But science, in some respects a step removed from popular culture and its sway, is grounded in practical rather than aesthetically based motives.
Quiet roads offer a potentially cheaper, more aesthetically pleasing alternative.
Despite a poor contour match on the operating table (figure 3), the final result was aesthetically acceptable to both the patient and physician (figure 4).
In a similar vein, author Frank Senn urges the church to exercise great care in her liturgical practices, because liturgy, properly understood, is not a mere art form that aesthetically composes worship of God.
"These technologies not only make the site easier to maintain, but also make it more aesthetically pleasing."
This Thunder Bay-area architect was nominated for his use of wood both structurally and aesthetically in a variety of projects, including the Old Fort William Visitor Information Centre, Sleeping Giant Park Visitor Centre, Elk Lake Eco-Resource Centre and the Marathon Tourist Information Centre and Ski Lodge.