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 Dictionary entry overview: What does visceral mean? 

VISCERAL (adjective)
  The adjective VISCERAL has 2 senses:

1. relating to or affecting the viscera
2. obtained through intuition rather than from reasoning or observation

  Familiarity information: VISCERAL used as an adjective is rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

VISCERAL (adjective)

Sense 1visceral [BACK TO TOP]


Relating to or affecting the viscera

Classified under:

Relational adjectives (pertainyms)


splanchnic; visceral

Context examples:

visceral bleeding / a splanchnic nerve


viscera (internal organs collectively (especially those in the abdominal cavity))

Sense 2visceral [BACK TO TOP]


Obtained through intuition rather than from reasoning or observation


intuitive; nonrational; visceral


illogical; unlogical (lacking in correct logical relation)

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