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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.
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sensualistic

(ˌsɛnʃʊəlˈɪstɪk)
adj
of or pertaining to the philosophical position of sensualismof or pertaining to the art movement termed sensualism
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sensualistic

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Relating to, suggestive of, or appealing to sense gratification:
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