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Definition relating to pleasing the body's senses (in contrast to the intellect) — especially of sexual sensation
  • "Talk to me," she finally said, her voice sensual.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Notebook
sensual = pleasing to the body's senses (in contrast to the intellect)
  • I find your love for our children very sensual and exciting.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Notebook
  • sensual = relating to pleasing the body's senses (in contrast to the intellect) — especially of sexual sensation
  • Finally she speaks softly, her voice angelic, sensual.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Notebook
  • sensual = relating to pleasing the body's senses (in contrast to the intellect) — especially of sexual sensation
  • She'd called it a picture of her dreams, and to him it had seemed extremely sensual.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Notebook
  • sensual = relating to pleasing the body's senses (in contrast to the intellect) — especially of sexual sensation
  • He was particularly in love that day, but did not experience any sensual desire for her.
    Tolstoy, Leo  --  Father Sergius
  • music is the only sensual pleasure without vice
  • a sensual delight in eating
  • Intellectual passion dries out sensuality.
    Leonardo da Vinci
  • No one had ever informed him before that his eyes were charming and that he had a sensual mouth.
    Maugham, W. Somerset  --  Of Human Bondage
  • Jesus astonishes and overpowers sensual people.
    Emerson, Ralph Waldo  --  Essays, First Series
  • But all art is sensual and poetry particularly so. It is directly, that is, of the senses...
    William Carlos Williams
  • She gave herself up to a sensual delight in the combinations of words.
    Woolf, Virginia  --  Night and Day
  • For hers was not a sensual, pleasure-loving nature.
    le Gallienne, Richard  --  The Quest of the Golden Girl
  • [The luxurious sobbing, the sensual murmur fade away under the swelling music of the 'blue piano' and the muted trumpet.
    Tennessee Williams  --  A Streetcar Named Desire
  • Stupefied by soma, and exhausted by a long-drawn frenzy of sensuality, the Savage lay sleeping in the heather.
    Aldous Huxley  --  Brave New World
  • Blankly, she looked around for Peabody, saw the shimmering red drapes that were supposed to add sensuality to a room designed for quick, cheap sex.
    J.D. Robb  --  Immortal in Death
  • He had detected the latent sensuality, which unfolded under his delicate sense of her nature's requirements like a torpid, torrid, sensitive blossom.
    Kate Chopin  --  The Awakening
  • The fact is this monstrous difference in age and development excites your sensuality!
    Fyodor Dostoyevsky  --  Crime and Punishment
  • There was something sensual and horrible the way he put his mouth to the glass.
    Daphne du Maurier  --  Rebecca
  • The imperfections of his mind run parallel with those of his body, being a composition of spleen, dullness, ignorance, caprice, sensuality, and pride.
    Jonathan Swift  --  Gulliver's Travels

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