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Definitions for sensuous
ˈsɛn ʃu əssen·su·ous

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sensuousadjective

    taking delight in beauty

    "the sensuous joy from all things fair"


  1. sensuousadjective

    Appealing to the senses, or to sensual gratification.

  2. sensuousadjective

    Of or relating to the senses; sensory.

  3. Etymology: From + English -ous.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Sensuousadjective

    Tender; pathetick; full of passion.

    Etymology: from sense.

    To this poetry would be made precedent, as being less subtile and fine; but more simple, sensuous, and passionate. John Milton.


  1. Sensuous

    Sensuous is the fifth studio album by Japanese musician Cornelius. It was released on October 25, 2006 by Warner Music Japan. In the United States, the album was released on August 24, 2007 by Everloving Records. Sensuous peaked at number eight on the Oricon Albums Chart.


  1. sensuous

    Sensuous refers to a quality or state that appeals to the senses or stimulates physical or aesthetic pleasure. It can be associated with things that are experienced through sight, touch, taste, smell, or hearing, and often involves an element of beauty, luxury, or indulgence. Sensuous is often used to describe things that are rich, lush, or sumptuous in some way, especially when they contribute to a feeling of deep, often physical, pleasure or satisfaction.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sensuousadjective

    of or pertaining to the senses, or sensible objects; addressing the senses; suggesting pictures or images of sense

  2. Sensuousadjective

    highly susceptible to influence through the senses


  1. Sensuous

    Sensuous is the 2006-2007 release by Japanese musician Cornelius. It was released in the United States by Everloving Records.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sensuous in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sensuous in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of sensuous in a Sentence

  1. Ludwig van Beethoven:

    Music, verily, is the mediator between intellectual and sensuous life... the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.


    What more crime can a woman commit by suffocating her sensuous body behind the tight dress. Stay Nude, Breathe Life!

  3. Cindy De La Hoz:

    She ate whatever she wanted, she wrote a couple of cookbooks herself. She very much loves food, loves her pasta. She never wanted to be stick thin … Sophia had a very sensuous look. No matter what you put her in, she looked fantastic. She had such body positivity.

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