Definitions for sensualˈsɛn ʃu əl

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Princeton's WordNet

  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"

Wiktionary

  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 Dictionary

  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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