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That can be perceived by the touch; tangible
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  1. That can be perceived by the touch; tangible
  2. Relating to, involving, or perceptible to the sense of touch:
  3. Used for or sensitive to touch.
Relating to or involving gratification of the senses:
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  1. Relating to or involving gratification of the senses:
  2. Sexually attractive.
  3. Relating to or affecting the senses; sensory:
Having a manner that stimulates.
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Giving pleasure; pleasant; agreeable; gratifying
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  1. Giving pleasure; pleasant; agreeable; gratifying
Full of or expressing emotion or sensitivity; sympathetic
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  1. Full of or expressing emotion or sensitivity; sympathetic
  2. Easily moved emotionally; sympathetic:
  3. Expressive of sensibility or emotion:
In a version or form that has been improved or made better than some other standard form.
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  1. In a version or form that has been improved or made better than some other standard form.
Greatly pleasing.
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  1. Greatly pleasing.
  2. Giving delight; very pleasing; charming
  3. Pleasant; pleasing, bringing satisfaction, enjoyment or pleasure.
Constituting or contributing to luxury; splendid, rich, comfortable, etc.
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  1. Constituting or contributing to luxury; splendid, rich, comfortable, etc.
  2. Providing great pleasure or comfort, especially at great cost:
  3. Marked by luxury or a fondness for luxury:
Consisting of very small particles; not coarse:
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  1. Consisting of very small particles; not coarse:
  2. Used as an intensive:
  3. Excellent in character or ability:
Active; busy
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  1. Active; busy
  2. That stirs one's feelings; rousing
  3. Exciting strong feelings, as of inspiration; rousing.
Changing or capable of changing position:
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  1. Changing or capable of changing position:
  2. That causes someone to feel emotion.
  3. (no comparative or superlative) That moves or move.
Suggesting or expressing sensual pleasure or gratification
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  1. Suggesting or expressing sensual pleasure or gratification
  2. Sexually attractive because of a full, shapely figure
  3. Having a curvaceous figure. Used of a woman or a woman's body.
Of the body and its nature; corporeal
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  1. Of the body and its nature; corporeal
  2. Fond of bodily pleasures; sensual
  3. Of, relating to, or inclined to bodily and especially sexual pleasure; sensual.
Of, relating to, or belonging to the body.
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  1. Of, relating to, or belonging to the body.
  2. Physical
Of nature and all matter; natural; material
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  1. Of nature and all matter; natural; material
  2. Preoccupied with bodily or sexual pleasures; carnal
  3. Involving sexual interest or activity:
Relating to the physical as distinct from the rational or spiritual nature of people:
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  1. Relating to the physical as distinct from the rational or spiritual nature of people:
  2. Relating to, characteristic of, or derived from an animal or animals, especially when not human:
  3. Physical rather than mental or spiritual; specif., sensual, gross, bestial, etc.
Highly susceptible to sexual stimulation
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  1. Highly susceptible to sexual stimulation
  2. Arousing sexual feelings or desires
  3. Of, relating to, or tending to arouse sexual desire.
Relating to the sexes or to gender:
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  1. Relating to the sexes or to gender:
  2. Of, characteristic of, or involving sex, the sexes, the organs of sex and their functions, or the instincts, drives, behavior, etc. associated with sex
  3. Relating to, involving, or characteristic of sex or sexuality, or the sex organs and their functions:
(Obs.) Unlearned; ignorant
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  1. (Obs.) Unlearned; ignorant
  2. Showing, or intended to excite, lust or sexual desire, esp. in an offensive way; lascivious
  3. Preoccupied with sex and sexual desire; lustful.
Excited or driven by lust.
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  1. Excited or driven by lust.
  2. (Archaic) Lusty; vigorous
  3. Filled with or characterized by lust
Characterized by or expressing lust or lewdness; wanton
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  1. Characterized by or expressing lust or lewdness; wanton
  2. Given to or expressing lust; lecherous.
  3. Exciting sexual desires; salacious.
Hearty or uninhibited; natural:
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  1. Hearty or uninhibited; natural:
  2. Simple and natural; hearty
  3. Down to earth, un-artificed, natural.
Not spiritual; lacking metaphysical significance.
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Exhibiting tendencies of self-indulgence.
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Fond of luxury and sensuous pleasure, esp. that of eating and drinking
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  1. Fond of luxury and sensuous pleasure, esp. that of eating and drinking
  2. Suited to or characteristic of an epicure
  3. Devoted to the pursuit of sensual pleasure, especially to the enjoyment of good food and comfort.
Of or relating to Sybaris or its inhabitants.
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  1. Of or relating to Sybaris or its inhabitants.
  2. Of or relating to Sybaris or its people.
  3. Devoted to or marked by pleasure and luxury.
Relating to or involving gratification of the senses:
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  1. Relating to or involving gratification of the senses:
  2. Of, derived from, based on, affecting, appealing to, or perceived by the senses
  3. Relating to or affecting the senses; sensory:
Not moderate; lacking restraint; excessive
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  1. Not moderate; lacking restraint; excessive
  2. Given to excessive drinking of alcoholic beverages.
  3. Not temperate or moderate, especially in rhetoric or tone; unrestrained:
  1. Greedy.
  2. Of or like a person who is a glutton
  3. Given to excessive eating; prone to overeating.
Having a smartly trim, casual look; dashing; jaunty
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  1. Having a smartly trim, casual look; dashing; jaunty
  2. Having a trim, neat appearance suggesting speed
  3. Of the character of a rake; dissolute.
Indulging in or characterised by sensual pleasures to a degree perceived to be morally harmful; corrupted; immoral; self-indulgent.
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  1. Indulging in or characterised by sensual pleasures to a degree perceived to be morally harmful; corrupted; immoral; self-indulgent.
Having to do with or resembling an orgy
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  1. Having to do with or resembling an orgy
  2. Arousing or causing unrestrained emotion; frenzied.
  3. Of, relating to, or characteristic of an orgy.
Of or relating to pleasure
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  1. Of or relating to pleasure
  2. Of, relating to, or marked by pleasure.
  3. Pursuing pleasure in a devoted manner
Of or pertaining to a Corybant
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Of or relating to Cyrenaica or Cyrene.
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  1. Of or relating to Cyrenaica or Cyrene.
  2. Of or advocating the doctrines of Aristippus of Cyrene, who argued that pleasure is the only good in life.
  3. Of the Greek school of philosophy founded by Aristippus of Cyrene, who considered immediate, sensual pleasure the greatest good
  1. Having a gluttonous appetite
  2. Like a hog; very selfish, greedy, coarse, or filthy
  3. Having the characteristics of a pig
Of beasts or lower animals
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  1. Of beasts or lower animals
  2. Like a beast in qualities or behavior; brutish or savage; brutal, coarse, vile, etc.
  3. Marked by brutality or depravity; brutal or depraved:
Broad; general:
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  1. Broad; general:
  2. Lacking fine distinctions or specific details
  3. So obvious or conspicuous as to cause or heighten offense:
Using or having effects intended to startle, shock, thrill, etc.
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  1. Using or having effects intended to startle, shock, thrill, etc.
  2. Of the senses or sensation
  3. Of or pertaining to sensation.
Fluctuating or tending to fluctuate, especially in price:
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  1. Fluctuating or tending to fluctuate, especially in price:
  2. Responsive to external conditions or stimulation; having sensation:
  3. Easily irritated:
Of or relating to sensations or sensory impressions.
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  1. Of or relating to sensations or sensory impressions.
  2. Of or pertaining to sensation or the senses; sensory
Of or relating to the senses or sensation.
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  1. Of or relating to the senses or sensation.
  2. Transmitting impulses from sense organs to nerve centers; afferent.
  3. Of the senses or sensation
Readily susceptible through the senses; enjoying the pleasures of sensation
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  1. Readily susceptible through the senses; enjoying the pleasures of sensation
  2. Sexually attractive.
  3. Relating to or affecting the senses; sensory:
Fond of luxury and sensuous pleasure, esp. that of eating and drinking
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  1. Fond of luxury and sensuous pleasure, esp. that of eating and drinking
  2. Suited to the tastes of an epicure:
  3. Devoted to the pursuit of sensual pleasure, especially to the enjoyment of good food and comfort.
Adopting or teaching the doctrines of sensualism.
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  1. Adopting or teaching the doctrines of sensualism.
  2. Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
  3. Sensual
Relating to or affecting the senses; sensory:
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  1. Relating to or affecting the senses; sensory:
  2. Sexually attractive.
  3. Relating to or involving gratification of the senses:
Suggesting or expressing sensual pleasure or gratification
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  1. Suggesting or expressing sensual pleasure or gratification
  2. Having a curvaceous figure. Used of a woman or a woman's body.
  3. Sexually attractive because of a full, shapely figure
Relating to the physical as distinct from the rational or spiritual nature of people:
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  1. Relating to the physical as distinct from the rational or spiritual nature of people:
  2. Relating to, characteristic of, or derived from an animal or animals, especially when not human:
  3. Physical rather than mental or spiritual; specif., sensual, gross, bestial, etc.
Having to do with or preoccupied with bodily or sexual pleasures; sensual or sexual
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  1. Having to do with or preoccupied with bodily or sexual pleasures; sensual or sexual
  2. In or of the flesh; bodily; material or worldly, not spiritual
  3. Relating to the physical and especially sexual appetites:
Fond of bodily pleasures; sensual
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  1. Fond of bodily pleasures; sensual
  2. Of the body and its nature; corporeal
  3. Of, relating to, or inclined to bodily and especially sexual pleasure; sensual.
Of or relating to matter and energy or the sciences dealing with them, especially physics.
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  1. Of or relating to matter and energy or the sciences dealing with them, especially physics.
  2. Of nature and all matter; natural; material
  3. Involving or characterized by vigorous or forceful bodily activity:
Of, characteristic of, or involving sex, the sexes, the organs of sex and their functions, or the instincts, drives, behavior, etc. associated with sex
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  1. Of, characteristic of, or involving sex, the sexes, the organs of sex and their functions, or the instincts, drives, behavior, etc. associated with sex
  2. Relating to the sexes or to gender:
  3. Relating to, involving, or characteristic of sex or sexuality, or the sex organs and their functions:
(Slang) Highly appealing or interesting; attractive:
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  1. (Slang) Highly appealing or interesting; attractive:
  2. (Slang) Exciting, glamorous, etc.
  3. (Informal) Exciting or intended to excite sexual desire
Calling to mind sexual desire or sex acts:
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  1. Calling to mind sexual desire or sex acts:
  2. That suggests or tends to suggest thoughts or ideas
  3. Tending to suggest something considered improper or indecent; risqué
Suggesting or expressing sensual pleasure or gratification
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  1. Suggesting or expressing sensual pleasure or gratification
  2. Having a curvaceous figure. Used of a woman or a woman's body.
  3. Sexually attractive because of a full, shapely figure
Of or fond of comfort, pleasure, wealth, etc. rather than spiritual or intellectual values; worldly
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  1. Of or fond of comfort, pleasure, wealth, etc. rather than spiritual or intellectual values; worldly
  2. (Philosophy) Of or relating to the matter of reasoning, rather than the form.
  3. Being both relevant and consequential; crucial:
  1. Of or concerning philosophical materialism.
  2. Being overly concerned with material possessions and wealth.

Synonym Study

  • 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
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