the normal ability to experience sensation, perception, or sensitivity
aesthesia aes·the·sia or es·the·sia (ěs-thē’zhə)
The ability to feel or perceive.
a person who has or professes to have refined sensitivity toward the beauties of art or nature. a person who affects great love of art, music, poetry, etc., and indifference to practical matters. Contemporary Examples He makes people who I call the aesthete—who have a very specific aesthetic point of view. Louboutin Looks Back Isabel […]
- Aesthetic distance
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. Historical Examples But Johnson of Cheshire lacked the aesthetic distance required of sustained irony and had a grander purpose in mind. The Merry-Thought: or the Glass-Window […]
- Aesthetic labour
noun workers employed by a company for their appearance or accent, with the aim of promoting the company’s image