nonsensuous

adjective non·sen·su·ous \ ˌnän-ˈsen(t)-sh(ə-)wəs \

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

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