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aestheticism, estheticism (s) (noun); aestheticisms; estheticisms (pl)
1. The belief in beauty as the basic standard of value in human life, underlying all moral and other considerations: In her dress and demeanor, Catherine practiced aestheticism believing that beauty and grace are essential to everyday life.
2. A great love for, and sensitivity to beauty and the arts: Chris's eyes shined with an estheticism for the charm of the countryside and the architecture of the village.

I’m tired of all this nonsense about beauty being only skin-deep. That’s deep enough. What do you want—an adorable pancreas?

-Jean Kerr
estheticism, aestheticism (s) (noun); estheticisms; aestheticisms (pl)
The pursuit of, or devotion to, what is sensuously beautiful; the philosophy or theory of beauty: Frances pursued a course in estheticism while in college because she was interested in a career of interior design.