What does "Sensual" mean?


(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