sensual

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin sensualis (endowed with feeling, sensual), from Latin sensus (feeling, sense).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈsɛnsjuːəl/, /ˈsɛnʃuːəl/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈsɛn.ʃu.əl/

Adjective[edit]

sensual (comparative more sensual, superlative most sensual)

  1. Inducing pleasurable and/or erotic sensations.
    That massage was a very sensual experience!
  2. (not comparable) Of or pertaining to the physical senses; sensory.
    Plato believed that this sensual world in which we live is inferior to the heavenly realm.

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Portuguese[edit]

Adjective[edit]

sensual m, f (plural sensuais; comparable)

  1. Sexually attractive; sexy.

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Spanish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

sensual m, f (plural sensuales)

  1. sensual

Noun[edit]

sensual m, f (plural sensuales)

  1. sensualist