Definitions for visceralˈvɪs ər əl
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
vis•cer•alˈvɪs ər əl(adj.)
of, pertaining to, or affecting the viscera.
Category: Anatomy, Zoology
characterized by or proceeding from instinct rather than intellect:
a visceral reaction.
characterized by or dealing with coarse or base emotions; earthy.
Origin of visceral:
1565–75; < ML
relating to or affecting the viscera
"visceral bleeding"; "a splanchnic nerve"
intuitive, nonrational, visceral(adj)
obtained through intuition rather than from reasoning or observation
Of or relating to the viscerau2014internal organs of the body; splanchnic.
Having to do with the response of the body as opposed to the intellect, as in the distinction between feeling and thinking.
of or pertaining to the viscera; splanchnic
fig.: Having deep sensibility
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