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Synonyms for sensual

of or relating to sensation or the senses

relating to, suggestive of, or appealing to sense gratification

relating to the desires and appetites of the body

suggesting sexuality

of or preoccupied with material rather than spiritual or intellectual things

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marked by the appetites and passions of the body

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sexually exciting or gratifying

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The Pre-Raphaelites were revivalists of medieval and Renaissance art; they were sensualists and fantasists, exploring the erotic and the arcane.
We're both sensualists in the way we want a production to have a certain touch and feel," Levine says.
However, using Chant's objections and the public protests against her (by libertarians, aesthetics, sensualists, and the inimitable George Bernard Shaw), Donohue is able to show the deep disagreement over the proper role of art and entertainment in society and the growing influence of local government in this debate.
Two schools of thought, the rationalists and the sensualists, dispute this question.
Indeed, the first category of musicians Friskics-Warren discusses are Teresa's direct spiritual descendents: mystics--or as he further delineates them, "contemplatives, sensualists, and empaths.
We are a people who in equal parts are adventurers, skilled craftspeople, hedonists, sensualists, survivalists, and environmentalists.
The Washington advocacy groups are now dominated by "specialists without spirit, sensualists without heart," as Max Weber once put it in a different context.
Sweden is not as advanced as England on the scale of human perfectibility because the Swedes are sensualists and do not sufficiently exercise their minds: "[T]he sensuality so prevalent [in Sweden] appears to me to arise.
This may also help to comprehend the greater meaning of those who use it, not as purveyors of the vulgar or obscene, but as tricksters and language sensualists who cannot be held to conditional ideas of normalcy.
True sensualists add freshly laundered bed sheets to their list of things they adore most in life and in truth there are few simple pleasures that could better them.
For of the last stage of this cultural development, it might well be truly said: 'Specialists without spirit, sensualists without heart; this nullity imagines that it has attained a level of civilization never before achieved.
Modernization and Postmodernization rejects a linear conception of change that would see modernization as a continuous process leading to a Weberian world of "specialists without spirit, sensualists without heart.
Anyone can be sexy, but the people who really enjoy life are the sensualists - the ones who appreciate the world through their senses.
Bork had spoken, and yet Clinton was still president; pornographic images still were to be seen in the distant reaches of the Internet, and fourteen-year-old sensualists were still walking around with rings in their noses.