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noun as in person having great sensitivity to beauty

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Everyone else seemed like naturally insouciant aesthetes, like they woke up with the knowledge of culture, art, and hipness, whereas everything I knew felt labored and deeply, obsessively limned.

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The trouble was that the fight took on a life of its own, until the warrior in Hilton nearly crushed the aesthete.

He makes people who I call the aesthete—who have a very specific aesthetic point of view.

Edith was a fascinating character, at once a strict fundamentalist and a sophisticated, warm-hearted aesthete.

The aesthete who had so touched him with his impassioned voice, was going to say the saving word.

To everyone, except perhaps here and there an occasional aesthete, the commonest sense of the word is unaesthetic.

We see that the man whose success is merely personal—the actor, the sophist, the millionaire, the aesthete—is incurably vulgar.

The service would have been pronounced by any modern aesthetic religionist—or religious aesthete, which is it?

But Becky Sharp's eyes also were green, and the green of the aesthete does not suggest innocence.


On this page you'll find 6 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to aesthete, such as: connoisseur, dilettante, esthete, and person of good taste.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.