Definitions for visceralˈvɪs ər əl

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

vis•cer•alˈvɪs ər əl(adj.)

  1. of, pertaining to, or affecting the viscera.

    Category: Anatomy, Zoology

  2. characterized by or proceeding from instinct rather than intellect:

    a visceral reaction.

  3. characterized by or dealing with coarse or base emotions; earthy.

Origin of visceral:

1565–75; < ML

vis′cer•al•ly(adv.)

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

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

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