Simple Definition of sensuous
: affecting the senses in a pleasing way : pleasant, attractive, or appealing in a way that produces or suggests feelings of physical or sexual pleasure
Full Definition of sensuous
2 : characterized by sense impressions or imagery aimed at the senses <sensuous verse>
3 : highly susceptible to influence through the senses
Examples of sensuous
The sensuous sounds of soul music created a warm atmosphere.
A gentle, sensuous breeze caressed our faces.
Origin of sensuous
Latin sensus sense + English -ous
First Known Use: 1640
Synonym Discussion of sensuous
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