desire for sensual pleasures
Syn: ↑sensuality, ↑sensualism
Derivationally related forms: ↑sensualist (for: ↑sensualism), ↑sensual, ↑sensual (for: ↑sensuality)
Hypernyms: ↑sexual desire, ↑eros, ↑concupiscence, ↑physical attraction

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Sensualness — Sen su*al*ness, n. Sensuality; fleshliness. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sensualness — See sensually. * * * …   Universalium

  • sensualness — n. quality of being sensual; indulgence in physical or sensory pleasures; lewdness, licentiousness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sensualness — sen·su·al·ness …   English syllables

  • sensualism — noun 1. desire for sensual pleasures • Syn: ↑sensuality, ↑sensualness • Derivationally related forms: ↑sensualist, ↑sensual (for: ↑sensualness), ↑sensual …   Useful english dictionary

  • sensuality — /sen shooh al i tee/, n., pl. sensualities. 1. sensual nature: the sensuality of Keats s poetry. 2. unrestrained indulgence in sensual pleasures. 3. lewdness; unchastity. Also, sensualness. [1300 50; ME sensualite < OF < LL sensualitas. See… …   Universalium

  • appetite — Synonyms and related words: Cyrenaic hedonism, Cyrenaicism, alacrity, an universal wolf, animation, animus, anxiety, anxiousness, appetence, appetency, appetition, appetitiveness, avidity, avidness, bent, bias, breathless impatience, canine… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • epicureanism — Synonyms and related words: Cyrenaic hedonism, Cyrenaicism, aesthetics, appetite, appetitiveness, artistic taste, connoisseurship, dilettantism, epicurism, ethical hedonism, eudaemonism, expertise, expertism, friandise, gastronomics, gastronomy,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • hedonism — Synonyms and related words: Christian ethics, Cyrenaic hedonism, Cyrenaicism, Stoicism, altruistic ethics, appetite, appetitiveness, aretaics, casuistry, categorical imperative, comparative ethics, deontology, egoistic ethics, empiricism,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • luxury — Synonyms and related words: Babylonian splendor, Cyrenaic hedonism, Cyrenaicism, Easy Street, affluence, amenity, amusement, animal pleasure, appeal, appealingness, appetite, appetitiveness, attractiveness, bed of roses, bedizenment, bewitchment …   Moby Thesaurus

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