American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
Use "esthetic" in a sentence
""Imagination" shares with "beauty" the doubtful honor of being the chief theme in esthetic writings of enthusiastic ignorance."
"What is overlooked is that it is not the painting as a picture (that is, the object in esthetic experience) that causes certain effects "in us.""
"It is an "object in esthetic experience," not just the provocation to such experience."