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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [es-thet-ik-lee or, esp. British, ees-]
    • /ɛsˈθɛt ɪk li or, esp. British, is-/
    • /iːsˈθetɪklɪ/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [es-thet-ik-lee or, esp. British, ees-]
    • /ɛsˈθɛt ɪk li or, esp. British, is-/

Definitions of aesthetically word

  • adverb aesthetically in an aesthetic manner 3
  • adverb aesthetically from the point of view of aesthetics 3
  • adverb aesthetically according to aesthetics or its principles. 1
  • adverb aesthetically in an aesthetic manner. 1
  • noun aesthetically In an aesthetic manner; with a pleasing sensory effect. 1

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Origin of aesthetically

First appearance:

before 1820
One of the 38% newest English words
First recorded in 1820-30; aesthetical + -ly

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Parts of speech for Aesthetically


aesthetically popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 62% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

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Synonyms for aesthetically

adverb aesthetically

  • appealingly — evoking or attracting interest, desire, curiosity, sympathy, or the like; attractive.
  • beautifully — in a beautiful manner
  • artistically — conforming to the standards of art; satisfying aesthetic requirements: artistic productions.
  • visually — in a visual manner; with respect to sight; by sight.

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