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 Dictionary entry overview: What does sensual mean? 

SENSUAL (adjective)
  The adjective SENSUAL has 2 senses:

1. marked by the appetites and passions of the body
2. sexually exciting or gratifying

  Familiarity information: SENSUAL used as an adjective is rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

SENSUAL (adjective)

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Marked by the appetites and passions of the body


animal; carnal; fleshly; sensual

Context examples:

animal instincts / carnal knowledge / fleshly desire / a sensual delight in eating / music is the only sensual pleasure without vice


physical (involving the body as distinguished from the mind or spirit)

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Sexually exciting or gratifying


sultry; sensual

Context examples:

sensual excesses / a sultry look / a sultry dance


hot (extended meanings; especially of psychological heat; marked by intensity or vehemence especially of passion or enthusiasm)

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