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Another word for sensual

  1. Of or relating to sensation or the senses

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

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  5. Relating to the desires and appetites of the body

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  7. Suggesting sexuality

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

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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