noun see sensualism

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.


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  • Sensualist — Sen su*al*ist, n. [CF. F. sensualiste.] 1. One who is sensual; one given to the indulgence of the appetites or senses as the means of happiness. [1913 Webster] 2. One who holds to the doctrine of sensualism. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sensualist — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Sensualist >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 Sybarite Sybarite voluptuary Sardanaphalus man of pleasure carpet knight Sgm: N 1 epicure epicure epicurean gourmet gourmand Sgm: N 1 pig pig …   English dictionary for students

  • sensualist — sensual ► ADJECTIVE ▪ relating to the physical senses as a source of pleasure, especially sexual pleasure. DERIVATIVES sensualist noun sensuality noun sensually adverb. USAGE Strictly speaking there is a difference between sensual and sensuous.… …   English terms dictionary

  • sensualist — sensualistic, adj. /sen shooh euh list/, n. 1. a person given to the indulgence of the senses or appetites. 2. a person who holds the doctrine of sensationalism. [1655 65; SENSUAL + IST] * * * …   Universalium

  • sensualist — noun A person who believes in enjoying sensuality and the experience of pleasant sensations. See Also: sensation, sense, sensual, sensualism, sensuality …   Wiktionary

  • Sensualist — Sen|su|a|lịst, der; en, en: Anhänger, Vertreter des ↑ Sensualismus (1). * * * Sen|su|a|lịst, der; en, en: Anhänger, Vertreter des ↑Sensualismus (1) …   Universal-Lexikon

  • sensualist — Synonyms and related words: Casanova, Cyrenaic, Don Juan, Heliogabalus, Lothario, Romeo, Sardanapalus, bon vivant, carpet knight, debauchee, epicure, epicurean, gastronome, gourmand, gourmet, hedonist, lecher, libertine, pleasure seeker,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Sensualist — Tilhænger af sensualisme …   Danske encyklopædi

  • sensualist — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. voluptuary; epicure; libertine. See intemperance, pleasure. II (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun A person devoted to pleasure and luxury: epicure, epicurean, hedonist, sybarite, voluptuary. See PAIN …   English dictionary for students

  • sensualist — sen|su|al|ist [ˈsenʃuəlıst] n someone who is only interested in physical pleasure …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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