- Fleshly , expressing less censure, stresses these appetites and their gratification as natural to the flesh fleshly frailty See also syn. study at sensuous.
- Carnal implies relation to the body or flesh as the seat of basic physical appetites, now esp. sexual appetites, and usually stresses absence of intellectual or moral influence carnal pleasures
- Animal is applied to the physical nature of humankind as distinguished from intellectual and spiritual nature, and now often does not carry a derogatory implication animal appetites, sheer animal courage
- Sensual stresses relation to or preoccupation with gratifying the bodily senses and may imply grossness or lewdness sensual lips