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Definition of Sensual

Sensual

  1. Pertaining to, consisting in, or affecting, the sense, or bodily organs of perception; relating to, or concerning, the body, in distinction from the spirit.
  2. Hence, not spiritual or intellectual; carnal; fleshly; pertaining to, or consisting in, the gratification of the senses, or the indulgence of appetites; wordly.
  3. Devoted to the pleasures of sense and appetite; luxurious; voluptuous; lewd; libidinous.
  4. Pertaining or peculiar to the philosophical doctrine of sensualism.

Sensual Quotations

Every experiment, by multitudes or by individuals, that has a sensual and selfish aim, will fail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Eating is so intimate. It's very sensual. When you invite someone to sit at your table and you want to cook for them, you're inviting a person into your life.
Maya Angelou

It is the most sensual men who need to flee women and torment their bodies.
Friedrich Nietzsche

Music is the mediator between the spiritual and the sensual life.
Ludwig van Beethoven

To be sensual, I think, is to respect and rejoice in the force of life, of life itself, and to be present in all that one does, from the effort of loving to the making of bread.
James A. Baldwin
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Sensual Translations

sensual in Dutch is zinnelijk, wellustig, sensueel
sensual in French is charnel
sensual in Italian is sensuale
sensual in Spanish is sensual
sensual in Swedish is sinnlig, sensuell

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