sensualness


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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.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sensualness - desire for sensual pleasuressensualness - desire for sensual pleasures  
concupiscence, physical attraction, sexual desire, eros - a desire for sexual intimacy
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