sensual

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sensual

carnal; lascivious; lacking moral restraints: a sensual dance
Not to be confused with:
sensuous – affecting the senses: sensuous poetry; sensible; sentient

sen·su·al

 (sĕn′sho͞o-əl)
adj.
1.
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.

sensual

(ˈsɛnsjʊəl)
adj
1. (Physiology) of or relating to any of the senses or sense organs; bodily
2. strongly or unduly inclined to gratification of the senses
3. tending to arouse the bodily appetites, esp the sexual appetite
4. (Philosophy) of or relating to sensualism
[C15: from Late Latin sensuālis, from Latin sēnsus sense. Compare French sensuel, Italian sensuale]
ˈsensually adv
ˈsensualness n

sen•su•al

(ˈsɛn ʃu əl)

adj.
1. arousing or preoccupied with gratification of the senses or appetites; carnal.
2. lacking in moral restraints.
3. worldly; materialistic.
4. sensory.
[1400–50; < Latin sēnsuālis]
sen`su•al′i•ty, n.
sen′su•al•ly, adv.
syn: sensual, sensuous both refer to experience through the senses. sensual refers to the enjoyments derived from the senses, esp. to the gratification or indulgence of physical appetites: sensual pleasures. sensuous refers to that which is aesthetically pleasing to the senses: sensuous poetry. See also carnal.
sensuous, sensual - Sensuous usually implies gratification of the senses for the sake of aesthetic pleasure; sensual usually describes gratification of the senses or physical appetites as an end in itself.
See also related terms for sake.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.sensual - marked by the appetites and passions of the body; "animal instincts"; "carnal knowledge"; "fleshly desire"; "a sensual delight in eating"; "music is the only sensual pleasure without vice"
physical - involving the body as distinguished from the mind or spirit; "physical exercise"; "physical suffering"; "was sloppy about everything but her physical appearance"
2.sensual - sexually exciting or gratifying; "sensual excesses"; "a sultry look"; "a sultry dance"
hot - extended meanings; especially of psychological heat; marked by intensity or vehemence especially of passion or enthusiasm; "a hot temper"; "a hot topic"; "a hot new book"; "a hot love affair"; "a hot argument"

sensual

adjective
1. sexual, sexy (informal), erotic, randy (informal, chiefly Brit.), steamy (informal), raunchy (slang), lewd, voluptuous, lascivious, lustful, lecherous, libidinous, licentious, unchaste He was a very sensual person.

sensual

adjective
1. Of or relating to sensation or the senses:
2. Relating to, suggestive of, or appealing to sense gratification:
3. Relating to the desires and appetites of the body:
4. Suggesting sexuality:
5. Of or preoccupied with material rather than spiritual or intellectual things:
Translations
جَسَديشَهْواني
smyslnýsmyslový
sanseligsensuel
čulanputensenzualan
érzéki
líkamlegur, holdlegurlostafullur
gašliaigašlusgeidulingasgeidulingumas
juteklīgsjuteklisks
zmyselný
bedenselşehevîşehvet düşkünü

sensual

[ˈsensjʊəl] ADJsensual

sensual

[ˈsɛnʃʊəl] adjsensuel(le)

sensual

adjsinnlich, wollüstig (pej); person, life alsosinnesfreudig, lustbetont; sensual momentsAugenblicke plder Lust

sensual

[ˈsɛnsjʊəl] adj (gen) → sensuale; (pleasures) → dei sensi

sensual

(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

sen·su·al

a. sensual, carnal.
References in classic literature ?
When the literary class betray a destitution of faith, it is not strange that society should be disheartened and sensualized by unbelief.
Heaped atop the plot's narrative of frustration and waste, and the (necessarily melodramatic) expressions of grieving that follow, the highly sensualized visual language of "Shahid" does not alleviate the film's stifling air.
Art is the "spiritualized sensuous" and the "sensualized spiritual." But poetry "has cut itself loose from merely sensuous material and has relegated that material to being as its own sign." Transitioning into prose, art reaches its highest level.
The phrase "Art Nouveau" translates to "new art" or "modern art." Originating in France and Germany, the style was characterized by sinuous, undulating lines that sensualized the design world.
From the end of the 1990s, however, more TV serials set in the revolutionary decades became more "emotionalized", "sensualized" and "commoditised" and began to utilize body politics to retrospect the revolutionary discourse.
Meat Joy was radical in 1964 because it insisted on the improvisational, eroticized, or sensualized ritual, which included the extension of the body into chickens and sausages and very stinky raw mackerel.