sensuous

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From Latin sensus (sense) + English -ous.

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sensuous (comparative more sensuous, superlative most sensuous)

  1. Appealing to the senses, or to sensual gratification.
    Although we rarely see Casanova himself on our tour of his sensuous world, we feel his presence as we look at paintings, sculpture, snuff boxes, embroidered vests, silk dresses, silver candy dishes, etc.
  2. (not comparable) Of or relating to the senses; sensory.

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