Definitions for sensuality

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sensuality, sensualness, sensualism(noun)

    desire for sensual pleasures

Wiktionary

  1. sensuality(Noun)

    The state of being sensual, sensuous or sexy.

  2. sensuality(Noun)

    A preoccupation with sensual pleasure.

  3. Origin: Confer French sensualité, Latin sensualitas.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sensuality(noun)

    the quality or state of being sensual; devotedness to the gratification of the bodily appetites; free indulgence in carnal or sensual pleasures; luxuriousness; voluptuousness; lewdness

  2. Origin: [CF. F. sensualit, L. sensualitas sensibility, capacity for sensation.]

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Leonardo DaVinci:

    Intellectual passion dries out sensuality.

  2. R Chamberlain:

    When the scale of sensuality bears down that of reason, the baseness of our nature conducts us to most preposterous conclusions.

  3. Berenice Lurton:

    It is a luxury perfume in the glass, and the taste of it is a perfect melding of sweetness and freshness, for me, it is nothing but sensuality in a glass.

  4. Shelley:

    Chastity is a monkish and evangelical superstition, a greater foe to natural temperance even than unintellectual sensuality; it strikes at the root of all domestic happiness, and consigns more than half of the human race to misery.

  5. Fyodor Dostoevsky:

    By interpreting freedom as the propagation and immediate gratification of needs, people distort their own nature, for they engender in themselves a multitude of pointless and foolish desires, habits, and incongruous stratagems. Their lives are motivated only by mutual envy, sensuality, and ostentation.

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