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


  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.]


  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


  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. Dirk Engels:

    There's been a lot of progress with visceral leishmaniases, which is a different disease, but which kills.

  2. 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.

  3. Brigitte Crumple:

    People used to be content with passively watching or seeing, but these days they realize how fulfilling it is to actually participate, and they are hungry for more direct and visceral ways to remember their journeys.

  4. 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.

  5. Craig Winslow:

    I hope people kind of get an understanding of what Vegas was like, get like a visceral feeling, this whole experience, this immersive that you’re sort of surrounded by tells this narrative, this nostalgic feeling, you can feel it.

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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