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Another word for sensuous

  1. Of or relating to sensation or the senses

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

      1. Suited to the tastes of an epicure:
      2. Fond of luxury and sensuous pleasure, esp. that of eating and drinking
      3. Devoted to the pursuit of sensual pleasure, especially to the enjoyment of good food and comfort.
      1. Resulting from, or showing preoccupation with, bodily or sexual pleasure
      2. Of the body and the senses as distinguished from the intellect or spirit; bodily
      3. Relating to or involving gratification of the senses, especially sexual gratification:
      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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.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. Full of, producing, or characterized by sensual delights and pleasures; sensual
      2. Suggesting or expressing sensual pleasure or gratification
      3. Arising from sensual gratification
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Another word for sensuous

Synonym Study

  • Epicurean implies delight in luxury and sensuous pleasure, esp. that of eating and drinking
  • Luxurious implies a reveling in that which lavishly provides a high degree of physical comfort or satisfaction a luxurious feeling of drowsiness
  • Voluptuous implies a tending to excite, or giving oneself up to the gratification of, sensuous or, more often, sensual desires her voluptuous charms
  • Sensual refers to the operation or gratification of the physical senses or appetite a sensual element in her sculptures, a life of sensual excess
  • Sensuous suggests the strong appeal of that which is pleasing to the eye, ear, touch, etc. and, of a person, implies susceptibility to the often aesthetic pleasures of sensation soft, sensuous music