a degree of detachment from or nonidentification with the characters or circumstances of a work of art, permitting the formation of judgments based on aesthetic rather than extra-aesthetic criteria.
kawaiiRead more in this article about some frequently asked questions and fun facts related to our definitions.
These Running Quotes Will Give You Motivation For One More MileRead more in this article about some frequently asked questions and fun facts related to our definitions.
- aesthetic labour,
Origin of aesthetic distance
First recorded in 1935–40
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019