aestheticize

verb
aes·​thet·​i·​cize | \ es-ˈthe-tə-ˌsīz How to pronounce aestheticize (audio) , is- \
variants: or less commonly estheticize
aestheticized; aestheticizing

Definition of aestheticize

Examples of aestheticize in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This extinction engine does not sentimentalize or aestheticize the materials of the world. Anne Boyer, Harper's Magazine, 27 Apr. 2021 This includes not only his detractors but also many of his extremely online supporters, who lovingly aestheticize his hair and meme him as an action hero. Spencer Kornhaber, The Atlantic, 30 Oct. 2020

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First Known Use of aestheticize

1864, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for aestheticize

aesthetic entry 1 + -ize

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The first known use of aestheticize was in 1864

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“Aestheticize.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/aestheticize. Accessed 28 Nov. 2021.

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