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sensual
used in 1984 by Orwell

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Definition
relating to pleasing the body's senses (in contrast to the intellect) — especially of sexual sensation
  • At the beginning there had been little true sensuality in it.
    p. 139.3
  • There were times when the fact of impending death seemed as palpable as the bed they lay on, and they would cling together with a sort of despairing sensuality, like a damned soul grasping at his last morsel of pleasure when the clock is within five minutes of striking.
    p. 151.5

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