Definitions for sensualˈsɛn ʃu əl

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  1. animal(a), carnal, fleshly, sensual(adj)

    marked by the appetites and passions of the body

    "animal instincts"; "carnal knowledge"; "fleshly desire"; "a sensual delight in eating"; "music is the only sensual pleasure without vice"

  2. sensual, sultry(adj)

    sexually exciting or gratifying

    "sensual excesses"; "a sultry look"; "a sultry dance"

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  1. sensual(Adjective)

    Inducing pleasurable and/or erotic sensations.

    That massage was a very sensual experience!

  2. sensual(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to the physical senses; sensory.

    Plato believed that this sensual world in which we live is inferior to the heavenly realm.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Sensual(adj)

    pertaining to, consisting in, or affecting, the sense, or bodily organs of perception; relating to, or concerning, the body, in distinction from the spirit

  2. Sensual(adj)

    hence, not spiritual or intellectual; carnal; fleshly; pertaining to, or consisting in, the gratification of the senses, or the indulgence of appetites; wordly

  3. Sensual(adj)

    devoted to the pleasures of sense and appetite; luxurious; voluptuous; lewd; libidinous

  4. Sensual(adj)

    pertaining or peculiar to the philosophical doctrine of sensualism

  5. Origin: [L. sensualis, from sensus sense: cf. F. sensuel.]


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