sensualism

noun
sen·​su·​al·​ism | \ ˈsen(t)-sh(ə-)wə-ˌli-zəm How to pronounce sensualism (audio) , ˈsen-shə-ˌli- \

Definition of sensualism

: persistent or excessive pursuit of sensual pleasures and interests

Other Words from sensualism

sensualist \ ˈsen(t)-​sh(ə-​)wə-​list How to pronounce sensualism (audio) \ noun
sensualistic \ ˌsen(t)-​sh(ə-​)wə-​ˈli-​stik How to pronounce sensualism (audio) , ˌsen-​shə-​ˈli-​ \ adjective

First Known Use of sensualism

1760, in the meaning defined above

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“Sensualism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sensualism. Accessed 21 Jan. 2021.

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sensualism

noun
sen·​su·​al·​ism | \ ˈsench-(ə-)wə-ˌliz-əm, ˈsen-shə-ˌliz- How to pronounce sensualism (audio) \

Medical Definition of sensualism

: persistent or excessive pursuit of sensual pleasures and interests

Other Words from sensualism

sensualist \ -​ləst How to pronounce sensualism (audio) \ noun

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