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sensuous

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of sensuous

  1. 1 of or relating to physical sensation or the senses the sensuous pleasure of a massage Synonyms of sensuous sensational, sensitive, sensorial, sensoryWords Related to sensuous afferent, receptive; sensate, sensualNear Antonyms of sensuous extrasensory, intuitional

  2. 2 pleasing to the physical senses a gentle, sensuous breeze Synonyms of sensuous carnal, fleshly, luscious, lush, sensual, voluptuousWords Related to sensuous bodily, corporeal; agreeable, delectable, delicious, delightful, dreamy, gratifying, palatable, pleasant, pleasing, pleasurable, scrumptious; epicurean, luxurious, self-indulgentNear Antonyms of sensuous harsh, painful, uncomfortable; disgusting, foul, hideous, icky

Synonym Discussion of sensuous

sensuous, sensual, luxurious, voluptuous mean relating to or providing pleasure through gratification of the senses. sensuous implies gratification of the senses for the sake of aesthetic pleasure.
    • the sensuous delights of great music
sensual tends to imply the gratification of the senses or the indulgence of the physical appetites as ends in themselves.
    • a life devoted to sensual pleasures
luxurious suggests the indulgence of sensuous pleasure inducing bodily ease and languor.
    • a luxurious hotel
voluptuous implies more strongly an abandonment especially to sensual pleasure.
    • a voluptuous feast

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