sensualist


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sen·su·al·ism

 (sĕn′sho͞o-ə-lĭz′əm)
n.
Excessive devotion to sensual pleasure; sensuality.

sen′su·al·ist n.
sen′su·al·is′tic adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sensualist - a person who enjoys sensuality
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
bisexual, bisexual person - a person who is sexually attracted to both sexes
cocksucker - a person who performs fellatio
bon vivant, epicure, epicurean, foodie, gastronome, gourmet - a person devoted to refined sensuous enjoyment (especially good food and drink)
erotic - an erotic person
hedonist, pleasure seeker, pagan - someone motivated by desires for sensual pleasures
sybarite, voluptuary - a person addicted to luxury and pleasures of the senses
wanton - lewd or lascivious woman

sensualist

noun
A person devoted to pleasure and luxury:
Translations

sensualist

[ˈsensjʊəlɪst] Nsensualista mf

sensualist

nGenussmensch m, → sinnlicher Mensch, Lüstling m (pej); (Philos) → Sensualist(in) m(f)
References in classic literature ?
Will Henderson was a sensualist and had reached the age of forty-five.
I am not absolutely such a fool and sensualist as to regret the absence of a carpet, a sofa, and silver plate; besides, five weeks ago I had nothing--I was an outcast, a beggar, a vagrant; now I have acquaintance, a home, a business.
In his youth P--, the sensualist, had seduced a young girl, poor but respectable.
You do not scruple to make a libertine of that noble man; you call him a sensualist as coolly as if you were speaking the truth, and yet it would not be possible to find a chaster man.
With the brow of a philosopher above and the jaw of a sensualist below, the man must have started with great capacities for good or for evil.
There is no such perfect conception of the selfish sensualist in literature, and the conception is all the more perfect because of the wit that lights up the vice of Falstaff, a cold light without tenderness, for he was not a good fellow, though a merry companion.
They are but one appetite, and we only need to see a person do any one of these things to know how great a sensualist he is.
This same son, I imagine, is a man of expensive habits, no reckless spendthrift and no abandoned sensualist, but one who likes to have 'everything handsome about him,' and to go to a certain length in youthful indulgences, not so much to gratify his own tastes as to maintain his reputation as a man of fashion in the world, and a respectable fellow among his own lawless companions; while he is too selfish to consider how many comforts might be obtained for his fond mother and sisters with the money he thus wastes upon himself: as long as they can contrive to make a respectable appearance once a year, when they come to town, he gives himself little concern about their private stintings and struggles at home.
The populace think that your rejection of popular standards is a rejection of all standard, and mere antinomianism; and the bold sensualist will use the name of philosophy to gild his crimes.
His worn-out passion, resembling in its impotent fierceness the excitement of a senile sensualist, was badly served by a dried throat and toothless gums which seemed to catch the tip of his tongue.
To think that I could for one instant have looked for help from that coarse brute, that depraved sensualist and blackguard
Once they thought of becoming heroes; but sensualists are they now.