- aesthetic distance,
- aesthetic labour,
Origin of aesthete
Examples from the Web for aesthete
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.
But Becky Sharp's eyes also were green, and the green of the aesthete does not suggest innocence.Prose Fancies (Second Series)|Richard Le Gallienne
Aesthete and libertine alike sink to the lower level of pleasure, and their emotions become obscene.The Evolution of Love|Emil Lucka
We see that the man whose success is merely personal—the actor, the sophist, the millionaire, the aesthete—is incurably vulgar.Soliloquies in England|George Santayana
Her favourite strong blues and purples would have struck painfully on the refined colour-sense of an aesthete.Fan|W.H. Hudson (AKA Henry Harford)
The aesthete who had so touched him with his impassioned voice, was going to say the saving word.The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse|Vicente Blasco Ibanez
Word Origin for aesthete
1878, in vogue 1881, from Greek aisthetes "one who perceives," from stem of aisthanesthai "to perceive, to feel" (see aesthetic).
I want to be an aesthete,
And with the aesthetes stand;
A sunflower on my forehead,
And a lily in my hand.
["Puck," Oct. 5, 1881]