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Definition of Sensuous


  1. Of or pertaining to the senses, or sensible objects; addressing the senses; suggesting pictures or images of sense.
  2. Highly susceptible to influence through the senses.

Sensuous Quotations

My mind withdrew its thoughts from experience, extracting itself from the contradictory throng of sensuous images, that it might find out what that light was wherein it was bathed... And thus, with the flash of one hurried glance, it attained to the vision of That Which Is.
Saint Augustine

The web, then, or the pattern, a web at once sensuous and logical, an elegant and pregnant texture: that is style, that is the foundation of the art of literature.
Robert Louis Stevenson

I think my poems immediately come out of the sensuous and emotional experiences I have.
Sylvia Plath

Mathematics is, as it were, a sensuous logic, and relates to philosophy as do the arts, music, and plastic art to poetry.
Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

I don't consider myself sexy. I'm kind of a nervous person in general. I'm socially awkward. I'm not tall and sensuous. I usually wear sweats everywhere I go. Oh, and I burp a lot.
Carrie Underwood
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Sensuous Translations

sensuous in Dutch is sensueel, wellustig, zinnelijk
sensuous in German is sinnlich, sinnlich, sinnenfreudig
sensuous in Swedish is sinnlig
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