Example sentences for: aesthete

How can you use “aesthete” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The people were at first cool to the war, despite the jingoism of flashy aristocratic aesthete and author Gabriele D’Annunzio and his friend, an ex-socialist newspaperman named Benito Mussolini.

  • Under his military exterior he was a pure aesthete, a devotee of esoteric literature and musty medieval romanticism, a kind of tactical symbolist.

  • Although it has nothing to do with subjunctives, I cannot resist the temptation to reproduce the following sentence from an article by Sir Roy Strong, presumed aesthete and literatus, yet evidently victim of the universal virus that afflicts many users of English when they scent the proximity of like :

  • Conventional history can do nothing with Count Stauffenberg--this military aesthete who confused himself with a Holy Roman emperor and found reality in the musings of a visionary pederast.

  • Oscar Wilde, the high priest of this movement whose adherents cultivated eccentricity in dress and affectation in speech and manner, came to America in 1882 on a lecture tour and presented in the flesh the image of an aesthete.


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