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Line breaks: sen¦sual|ist
Pronunciation: /ˈsɛnʃ(ə)lɪst
, ˈsɛnʃʊəlɪst
, ˈsɛnʃʊlɪst
, ˈsɛnsjʊəlɪst
, ˈsɛnsjʊlɪst

Definition of sensualist in English:


A person devoted to physical, especially sexual, pleasure: a dedicated sensualist
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  • We are a people who in equal parts are adventurers, skilled craftspeople, hedonists, sensualists, survivalists, and environmentalists.
  • The populace think that your rejection of popular standards is a rejection of all standard, and mere antinomianism; and the bold sensualist will use the name of philosophy to gild his crimes.
  • He is that strange thing, a sensualist of crisis.

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