Definitions for visceralˈvɪs ər əl

This page provides all 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. John Feehery:

    This is just 24 percent of a Republican electorate, probably most of whom probably haven’t thought much about the presidential race, have a visceral reaction to Bush, and haven’t really heard about the other candidates.

  3. Anthony Solomon:

    Without mapping we can not launch interventions, but I think that's ok. If there are bullets in the air the biggest health problem is not the risk of blindness in 20 or 30 years' time, it's something much more visceral and immediate.

  4. William Hurt:

    What this project does is it moves the future into our living room and asks questions in a blunt and organic way about what our visceral reactions would be, which is the best way to entertain your imagination of what this whole issue is about.

  5. David Stern:

    Giving people a unique opportunity to identify with a character or a storyline and actually experience it personally, it's like the mega-trailer, there's nothing more emotional and visceral than standing on a wire strung between the World Trade Center towers.

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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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