What does visceral mean?

Definitions for visceralˈvɪs ər əl

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word visceral.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. visceral, splanchnic(adj)

    relating to or affecting the viscera

    "visceral bleeding"; "a splanchnic nerve"

  2. intuitive, nonrational, visceral(adj)

    obtained through intuition rather than from reasoning or observation

GCIDE

  1. Visceral(a.)

    proceeding from emotion or instinct rather than from intellect; deeply emotional; -- as, a visceral reaction.

  2. Origin: [Cf. F. viscral, LL. visceralis.]

Wiktionary

  1. visceral(Adjective)

    Of or relating to the viscerau2014internal organs of the body; splanchnic.

  2. visceral(Adjective)

    Having to do with the response of the body as opposed to the intellect, as in the distinction between feeling and thinking.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Visceral(adj)

    of or pertaining to the viscera; splanchnic

  2. Visceral(adj)

    fig.: Having deep sensibility

  3. Origin: [Cf. F. viscral, LL. visceralis.]

Anagrams for visceral »

  1. cavilers

  2. claviers

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of visceral in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of visceral in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Senator Aitzaz Ahsan:

    I have a visceral distaste for military courts, but the safeguards provided and the state of war we are in justifies it.

  2. David Darg:

    Attendees were fully invested in the experience and had immediate and visceral reactions, people who have viewed the Nepal piece said that they experienced extreme empathy — and even made eye-to-eye connections with people in the film and were extremely moved.

  3. Eric Garcetti:

    I hope this movie can be a gut check and a visceral reminder to people of the danger from quakes, but then that people will also do a head check about how they can really be prepared…to react by looking at some good research and using their heads about the dangers we really face.

  4. Mike Cosper:

    It's a symbol that is just so powerful, so visceral because of where it comes from and what it means, i feel compelled to love my brothers and sister and to empathize with them when they say 'This is what this means. This is what it communicates.' The thing that needs to come down.

  5. David Axelrod:

    Once she lost the Iowa caucuses, she became a different candidate, much less guarded, much more willing to connect with people in a visceral way, much more revealing of herself, much more of an advocate, that's the person she needs to be to win the election. And she needs to project a vision of where she wants to take the country.

Images & Illustrations of visceral

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Translations for visceral

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • aus dem Bauch heraus, tief sitzend, intuitiv, zu den Eingeweiden gehörig, instinktiv, viszeralGerman
  • mendalamIndonesian
  • diepgeworteld, instinktief, visceraalDutch
  • iç organlara aitTurkish

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