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What does "Sensual" mean?

Definition

(a.) Devoted to the pleasures of sense and appetite; luxurious; voluptuous; lewd; libidinous (a.) Hence, not spiritual or intellectual; carnal; fleshly; pertaining to, or consisting in, the gratification of the senses, or the indulgence of appetites; wordly (a.) Pertaining or peculiar to the philosophical doctrine of sensualism (a.) Pertaining to, consisting in, or affecting, the sense, or bodily organs of perception; relating to, or concerning, the body, in distinction from the spirit


Synonyms hot, physical, animal, sultry, carnal, fleshly


Example: "Sensual excesses" Example: "A sensual delight in eating"


Word Family sensualist, sensualists, sensualities, sensuality, sensually