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Another word for sensual

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Adjective
  1. Of or relating to sensation or the senses

    See also:

    awareness

    body

  2. Relating to, suggestive of, or appealing to sense gratification

      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.
      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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.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
      1. Relating to or affecting the senses; sensory:
      2. Sexually attractive.
      3. Relating to or involving gratification of the senses:
      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
    See also:

    pain

  3. Relating to the desires and appetites of the body

      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.
      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:
      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.
      1. 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:
    See also:

    body

  4. Suggesting sexuality

      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:
      1. (Slang) Highly appealing or interesting; attractive:
      2. (Slang) Exciting, glamorous, etc.
      3. (Informal) Exciting or intended to excite sexual desire
      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
      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
    See also:

    sex

  5. Of or preoccupied with material rather than spiritual or intellectual things

    See also:

    body

Another word for sensual

Modifier
  1. Carnal

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