Definition of sensuality in English:

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sensuality

Pronunciation: /ˌsen(t)SHəˈwalədē/

noun

1The enjoyment, expression, or pursuit of physical, especially sexual, pleasure: he ate the grapes with surprising sensuality
More example sentences
  • You enjoy luxury, sensuality, and pleasures of the flesh.
  • The nazir offers his hair to God as a symbol that he is sublimating and consecrating his sensuality and sexual energy.
  • She delves into sensuality, illusion and sexual exploration when asked what inspired her to open up three months ago.
Synonyms
sexiness, sexual attractiveness, sultriness, seductiveness;
sexuality, eroticism;
physicality, carnality
1.1The condition of being pleasing or fulfilling to the senses: life can dazzle with its sensuality, its color
More example sentences
  • Don't get me wrong: I love color and its influence, its sensuality, in people as well as fabric.
  • Words would not suffice to express the sensuality of the jewellery, be it cute little ear-rings, rings, pendants, cuff links or tie pins.
  • Drawing on Asian traditions that date back centuries, its spa retreats blend romance and serenity with exotic sensuality.

Origin

Middle English (denoting the animal side of human nature): from Old French sensualite, from late Latin sensualitas, from sensualis (see sensual).

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Syllabification: sen·su·al·i·ty

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