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1. sensual

adjective. ['ˈsɛnʃəwəl'] marked by the appetites and passions of the body.

Synonyms

  • fleshly
  • carnal
  • physical

Antonyms

  • forceless
  • immaterial
  • supernatural
  • lethargic

Etymology

  • sensualis (Latin)
  • sensus (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Sensual

  • actual
  • bilingual
  • casual
  • casual
  • coequal
  • equal
  • heterosexual
  • homosexual
  • individual
  • monolingual
  • multilingual
  • multilingual
  • mutual
  • perceptual
  • semiannual
  • semiannual
  • semiannual
  • spiritual
  • spiritual
  • textual

Example sentences of the word sensual


1. Adjective
Don't be afraid to be sensual, letting your wife know how attractive she is to you.

2. Noun, singular or mass
The contrasting colors and textures of the trees and understory make the entire area sensual and lush.

Quotes containing the word sensual


1. Eating is so intimate. It's very sensual. When you invite someone to sit at your table and you want to cook for them, you're inviting a person into your life.
- Maya Angelou

2. The anticipation and dread he felt at seeing her was also a kind of sensual pleasure, and surrounding it, like an embrace, was a general elation--it might hurt, it was horribly inconvenient, no good might come of it, but he had found out for himself what it was to be in love, and it thrilled him.
- Ian McEwan, Atonement

3. Music is the mediator between the spiritual and the sensual life.
- Ludwig van Beethoven

2. sensual

adjective. ['ˈsɛnʃəwəl'] sexually exciting or gratifying.

Synonyms

  • hot

Antonyms

  • female
  • male

Etymology

  • sensualis (Latin)
  • sensus (Latin)
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