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sensual

sen·su·al

sensual

 
 
pronunciation:
sen shu l
features:
Word Combinations (adjective), Word Parts
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: related to or pleasing to the senses, as of touch, taste, or smell.
Walking along the stream was a wonderfully sensual experience, as she loved the smell of pine and the sound of rushing water.These scented oils are very sensual products.
synonyms:
sensory
similar words:
pleasurable
definition 2: of, connected with, indulging in, or providing for the satisfaction of physical, esp. sexual, desires.
He sought her company for sensual pleasure rather than companionship.
synonyms:
carnal, erotic, sexual
antonyms:
passionless
similar words:
fleshly, horny, lascivious, lecherous, lewd, libidinous, lubricious, lustful, obscene, prurient, salacious, sexy, sultry, voluptuous
definition 3: sexually alluring; suggestive of sexuality.
She applied the lotion to her skin in a very sensual manner.
synonyms:
voluptuous
definition 4: physical or materialistic, as opposed to intellectual or spiritual.
Sensual matters are of little significance in the monastery.
synonyms:
carnal
antonyms:
intellectual, spiritual
similar words:
bodily, earthly, fleshly, mundane, physical, profane, secular, temporal, worldly
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derivation: sensually (adv.)
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