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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