Sensuously
Sensuous Sen"su*ous, a. 1. Of or pertaining to the senses, or sensible objects; addressing the senses; suggesting pictures or images of sense. [1913 Webster]

To this poetry would be made precedent, as being less subtle and fine, but more simple, sensuous, and passionate. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

2. Highly susceptible to influence through the senses. [1913 Webster] -- {Sen"su*ous*ly}, adv. -- {Sen"su*ous*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]


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  • sensuously — sensuous ► ADJECTIVE 1) relating to or affecting the senses rather than the intellect. 2) attractive or gratifying physically, especially sexually. DERIVATIVES sensuously adverb sensuousness noun. ORIGIN from Latin sensus sense …   English terms dictionary

  • sensuously — adverb with aesthetic gratification or delight sensuously delighting in the wine and food • Derived from adjective: ↑sensuous …   Useful english dictionary

  • sensuously — adverb see sensuous …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • sensuously — See sensuosity. * * * …   Universalium

  • sensuously — adverb In a sensuous manner …   Wiktionary

  • sensuously — adv. in a manner that affects the senses; via sensory perception; sensitively, in the manner of responding to sensory stimuli …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sensuously — sen·su·ous·ly …   English syllables

  • sensuously — See: sensuous …   English dictionary

  • sensuous — sensuously, adv. sensuousness, sensuosity /sen shooh os i tee/, n. /sen shooh euhs/, adj. 1. perceived by or affecting the senses: the sensuous qualities of music. 2. readily affected through the senses: a sensuous temperament. 3. of or… …   Universalium

  • sensuous — [[t]se̱nʃuəs[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED Something that is sensuous gives pleasure to the mind or body through the senses. The film is ravishing to look at and boasts a sensuous musical score... It is a sensuous but demanding car to drive. Derived words:… …   English dictionary

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