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aesthete

Saltos de línea: aes|thete
Pronunciación: /ˈiːsθiːt
 
, ˈɛs-/
(US also esthete)

Definición de aesthete en inglés:

sustantivo

A person who is appreciative of and sensitive to art and beauty.
Example sentences
  • He remains an aesthete, but his appreciation of culture is now spiritually empty.
  • His pose was that of the dandy and the aesthete, emphatically not that of the angry young man.
  • He was a cultured aesthete who loved music, architecture, and philosophy, even corresponding at length with Voltaire.

Origen

late 19th century: from Greek aisthētēs 'a person who perceives', or from aesthetic, on the pattern of the pair athlete, athletic.

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