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aesthetic

adjective
(1) Referring to that which is pleasing to the senses, as in aesthetic (cosmetic) surgery.
(2) Referring to sensation (obsolete).

es·thet·ic

(es-thet'ik)
1. Pertaining to the sensations.
2. Pertaining to esthetics (i.e., beauty).
Synonym(s): aesthetic.
[G. aisthēsis, sensation]

es·thet·ic

(es-thet'ik)
1. Pertaining to the sensations.
2. Pertaining to esthetics (i.e., beauty).
[G. aisthēsis, sensation]
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