aesthetics

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aesthetics

The study and/or implementation of the activities which are pleasing to the senses, and have sensori-emotional value.
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es·thet·ics

(es-thet'iks)
The branch of philosophy concerned with art and beauty, especially with the components thereof.
Synonym(s): aesthetics.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

es·thet·ics

(es-thet'iks)
The branch of philosophy concerned with art and beauty, especially with the components thereof.
Synonym(s): aesthetics.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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Europe should keep out of our legal system, while life should mean life." f PAUL BLACKWELL SAYSA : "Our beautiful language, lad.
Frank L Appleyard, of Shepley, wrote in response: "I read recently of your love for our beautiful language but I draw attention to people who treat it so badly and misuse it.
Other ghastly corporate phrases which have become part of the office furniture, so to speak, include 'at the end of the day,' 'it's a win-win situation', 'on my radar' and 'going forward' (you never hear anybody in the business world say 'going backward.') Outside the workplace, Britons are apparently most likely to encounter this gross misuse of the most beautiful language on earth on television, often when viewing programmes such as The Apprentice and Dragons' Den.
He said, "Arabic was an ancient and beautiful language, and the third most widely spoken in the world." It is estimated that over 350 million people are native Arabic speakers, in more than 30 countries, he added.
His topics include the call of Mori Rinori to replace Japanese, the linguistic assimilation of Ryukuyuans and Ainu, the most beautiful language in the world, and language ideology as a self-fulfilling prophecy.
When all those elements come together, the result is a beautiful language that elicits a powerful response, with a vocabulary of steps that is its own iambic pentameter, verse or prose-and each dancer a different accent.
Her exploration of the strength of the human spirit and her portrayal of a society undergoing great change make this a book better suited to mature readers who can grasp the beautiful language and get to grips with the many characters.
This week didn't feel like a competition at all - it felt like eight people working together to achieve a worthwhile aim, learning a beautiful language."
Ottawa Archbishop Terrence Pendergast, a member of the committee Vox clara, appointed by the Holy See to advise on the translation, said that "my hope is that the new translation will help us recover a sense of the majesty and awe of the Roman rite and of the importance of beautiful language to praise, glorify and petition God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ."
"I sincerely present my love and respect to brothers and sisters and teachers who teach this beautiful language ...
Alive with magnificent costumes, wonderful sets and a musical score composed especially for Shakespeare's beautiful language, Chapterhouse presents Shakespeare's renowned romantic comedy in two of the UK's most awe-inspiring venues.

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