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1. An alleged social trend which involves an increasing personal concern with visual displays and/or a growing role for public spectacle in everyday life; typically a pejorative term. See also visual imperative.

2. A process where a set of values defined by ethics and based on principles and truth is replaced with a set of values defined by aesthetics and based on feelings and appearances.

Subjects: Media Studies.

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