or es·thet·i·cal·ly

[es-thet-ik-lee or, esp. British, ees-]


according to aesthetics or its principles.
in an aesthetic manner.

Origin of aesthetically

First recorded in 1820–30; aesthetical + -ly
Related formspseu·do·aes·thet·i·cal·ly, adverb Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Historical Examples of aesthetically

  • But the infinitesimal does not move us aesthetically; it can only awaken an amused curiosity.

    The Sense of Beauty

    George Santayana

  • Sociologically and aesthetically, the gains will be indirect.

  • The nation is, aesthetically considered, now in its period of development.

    O. T.

    Hans Christian Andersen

  • Commercially and aesthetically it is unwise to make servings too large.

    Quantity Cookery

    Lenore Richards

  • They interest us; they may move us too in a hundred different ways, but they do not move us aesthetically.


    Clive Bell