nonsensuous

adjective
non·​sen·​su·​ous | \ ˌnän-ˈsen(t)-sh(ə-)wəs How to pronounce nonsensuous (audio) \

Definition of nonsensuous

: not relating to the senses or sensible objects : not sensuous Dreams are to be understood as primarily nonsensuous experiences …— John B. Cobb … the sense world, exclusive of all nonsensuous objects.— Joseph J. Kockelmans

First Known Use of nonsensuous

1855, in the meaning defined above

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“Nonsensuous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonsensuous. Accessed 19 Jan. 2021.

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