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a. Relating to or involving gratification of the senses, especially sexual gratification: sensual indulgence; sensual desires. See Synonyms at sensuous.
b. Sexually attractive: a sensual mouth.
c. Given to or preoccupied with gratification of the senses.
2. Relating to or affecting any of the senses or a sense organ; sensory: "Ye soft pipes, play on; / Not to the sensual ear, but more endear'd, / Pipe to the spirit ditties of no tone" (John Keats).

sen′su·al·ly adv.
sen′su·al·ness n.
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Adv.1.sensually - in a sultry and sensual manner; "the belly dancer mover sensually among the tables"
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[ˈsensjʊəlɪ] ADVsensualmente


advsinnlich, wollüstig (pej)


(ˈsensuəl) adjective
1. of the senses and the body rather than the mind. sensual pleasures.
2. having or showing a fondness for bodily pleasures. a sensual person.
ˈsensually adverb
ˈsensuˈality (-ˈӕ-) noun
References in classic literature ?
It is the same whether a man eat, or drink, or cohabit, or sleep sensually.
The earth and the heavenly bodies, physics, and chemistry, we sensually treat, as if they were self-existent; but these are the retinue of that Being we have.
Beyonce announced the tour in a series of posts to her 112 million Instagram followers, including a black-and-white photo in which the couple poses sensually astride a motorcycle, an Old West-style bull's skull on the front.
Easiest to categorise is the so-called femme fleur, the dream-like voluptuous maiden whose long strands of hair intertwine sensually with the tendrils of flowers and plants.
Fashion designer Donna Karan defended Harvey, suggesting women who dress sensually could be "asking for it".
Fashion designer Donna Karan has come to the defence of film producer Harvey Weinstein by praising the movie mogul and saying women who dress sensually are asking for trouble.
It expresses what is sensually experienced, put to symbolic movement and elevated by the rhythmic sounds of musical accompaniments and floating scents of floral adornments.
In one memorable sequence, her heretofore laid-back and conservative character is affected by Franco's counterculture vibe and the seductive substances associated with it, and gets sensually turned on-to great comedic effect.
The two hilariously and sensually fall in love and forget about the boys.
The Estate is more sporty and elegant than ever: inspired by the sensually pure aura of the Saloon, the roof of the Estate forms a powerful arch culminating at the dynamically inclined rear window.
When she removes a cocktail onion from her drink and sensually begins to eat it, "he couldn't begin to imagine what she could do with a gherkin.
The women's version has a sensually shaped curved bottle, with a lid reminiscent of a precious piece of jewelry.