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aesthetic
used in The Fountainhead

15 uses
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Definition
related to beauty or good taste — often referring to one's appreciation of beauty or one's sense of what is beautiful

or:

beautiful or tasteful
  • I am not in the habit of asking for the esthetic opinions of my draftsmen.
    1.8 — Part 1 Chapter 8 (24% in)
esthetic = opinions of what is beautiful
  • Just keep me off esthetics if you want to keep me at all.
    1.7 — Part 1 Chapter 7 (17% in)
  • Architecture is primarily a utilitarian conception, and the problem is to elevate the principle of pragmatism into the realm of esthetic abstraction.
    1.8 — Part 1 Chapter 8 (82% in)
  • No one could tell whether it was esthetic appreciation or hatred of his mother or both.
    1.13 — Part 1 Chapter 13 (84% in)
  • It was stated that Cosmo-Slotnick were not merely the leaders in the art of the motion picture, but embraced all the arts, since all contributed to the creation of the films; and architecture being a lofty, though neglected, branch of esthetics, Cosmo-Slotnick were ready to put it on the map.
    1.14 — Part 1 Chapter 14 (9% in)
  • Of course, I can't say that it represents my own esthetic convictions, but people of culture must keep their minds open to anything, I mean, to include any viewpoint in creative art, we must be broad-minded above all, don't you think so?
    2.6 — Part 2 Chapter 6 (47% in)
  • Kiki's esthetic judgment is not yours—nor mine.
    2.6 — Part 2 Chapter 6 (88% in)
  • Though not for esthetic enjoyment.
    2.6 — Part 2 Chapter 6 (89% in)
  • Wonder what you'd accomplish if you decided to go all the way and sell your matchless body for purposes other than esthetic contemplation—in exchange for commissions for Peter Keating.
    2.8 — Part 2 Chapter 8 (21% in)
  • It's only an esthetic fancy.
    2.11 — Part 2 Chapter 11 (6% in)
  • Call it an esthetic one.
    3.1 — Part 3 Chapter 1 (22% in)
  • His ethics are open to censure, but his esthetics were unimpeachable.
    4.1 — Part 4 Chapter 1 (85% in)
  • Absolutely wrong aesthetically.
    4.7 — Part 4 Chapter 7 (49% in)
  • Other changes followed, of a purely esthetic nature.
    4.12 — Part 4 Chapter 12 (20% in)
  • No one cared about an issue of esthetics.
    4.12 — Part 4 Chapter 12 (27% in)

There are no more uses of "aesthetic" in The Fountainhead.

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