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aestheticism

See definition of aestheticism on Dictionary.com
  • as incultivation
  • as inculture
  • as intaste
  • as intastefulness

synonyms for aestheticism

  • breeding
  • improvement
  • advancement
  • civility
  • civilization
  • delicacy
  • discernment
  • discrimination
  • enlightenment
  • gentility
  • grounding
  • learning
  • letters
  • manners
  • polish
  • progress
  • refinement
  • schooling
  • taste
  • good taste
  • refined taste

antonyms for aestheticism

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  • coarseness
  • crudeness
  • decline
  • ignorance
  • retreat
  • retrogression
  • roughness
  • rudeness
  • destruction
  • harm
  • hurt
  • neglect
  • unsophistication
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How to use aestheticism in a sentence

Ruskin calls this a narrow asceticism; perhaps it was rather the result of a very subtle aestheticism.
THE SECRET GLORYARTHUR MACHEN
Aestheticism and carnality are by no means as dissociate as the æsthete would have us believe.
RELIGION AND LUSTJAMES WEIR
Call it aestheticism, squeamishness, namby-pamby sentimentalism, what you will it is stronger than oneself!
THE COMPLETE ESSAYS OF JOHN GALSWORTHYJOHN GALSWORTHY
Aestheticism (for so they named the movement,) did indeed permeate, in a manner, all classes.
THE WORKS OF MAX BEERBOHMMAX BEERBOHM
It is a custom that is instinctively condemned by everyone from the standpoint of both hygiene and aestheticism.
ENCYCLOPEDIA OF DIETEUGENE CHRISTIAN
We may divide human artifacts into two classes, namely, those of utility and those of aestheticism.
THE JOURNAL OF NEGRO HISTORY, VOLUME 8, 1923VARIOUS
It will be interesting to note in what ritualistic harbor the aestheticism of our day will finally moor.
THE COMPLETE ESSAYS OF C. D. WARNERCHARLES DUDLEY WARNER
The fifteenth century saw Japan ennoble it into a religion of aestheticism—Teaism.
THE BOOK OF TEAKAKUZO OKAKURA
The prevalence of such a sensualism or aestheticism would alone suffice to explain the impotence of the arts.
THREE PHILOSOPHICAL POETSGEORGE SANTAYANA
Was she really having some effect on their terrible aestheticism at last?
PTOMAINE STREETCAROLYN WELLS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO AESTHETICISM

  • advancement
  • aestheticism
  • breeding
  • civility
  • civilization
  • delicacy
  • discernment
  • discrimination
  • enlightenment
  • gentility
  • good taste
  • grounding
  • improvement
  • learning
  • letters
  • manners
  • polish
  • progress
  • refined taste
  • refinement
  • schooling
  • taste
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.