Synonyms for aestheticism

Grammar : Noun
Spell : es-thet-uh-siz-uh m or, esp. British, ees-
Phonetic Transcription : ɛsˈθɛt əˌsɪz əm or, esp. British, is-

Top 10 synonyms for aestheticism Other synonyms for the word aestheticism

Définition of aestheticism

Origin :
  • 1855, from aesthetic + -ism.
  • As in taste : noun judgment, propriety
  • As in tastefulness : noun good taste
  • As in cultivation : noun culture, sophistication, education
  • As in culture : noun breeding, education, sophistication
Example sentences :
  • The prevalence of such a sensualism or aestheticism would alone suffice to explain the impotence of the arts.
  • Extract from : « Three Philosophical Poets » by George Santayana
  • We may divide human artifacts into two classes, namely, those of utility and those of aestheticism.
  • Extract from : « The Journal of Negro History, Volume 8, 1923 » by Various
  • The fifteenth century saw Japan ennoble it into a religion of aestheticism—Teaism.
  • Extract from : « The Book of Tea » by Kakuzo Okakura
  • It will be interesting to note in what ritualistic harbor the aestheticism of our day will finally moor.
  • Extract from : « The Complete Essays of C. D. Warner » by Charles Dudley Warner
  • It is a custom that is instinctively condemned by everyone from the standpoint of both hygiene and aestheticism.
  • Extract from : « Encyclopedia of Diet » by Eugene Christian
  • Aestheticism and carnality are by no means as dissociate as the æsthete would have us believe.
  • Extract from : « Religion and Lust » by James Weir
  • Call it aestheticism, squeamishness, namby-pamby sentimentalism, what you will it is stronger than oneself!
  • Extract from : « The Complete Essays of John Galsworthy » by John Galsworthy
  • Aestheticism (for so they named the movement,) did indeed permeate, in a manner, all classes.
  • Extract from : « The Works of Max Beerbohm » by Max Beerbohm

Antonyms for aestheticism

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