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Date: 1400-1500
Language: Late Latin
Origin: sensualis, from Latin sensus; SENSE1

sensual

adjective
     
sen‧su‧al
1HBH relating to the feelings of your body rather than your mind:
the sensual pleasure of good food
2 interested in or making you think of physical pleasure, especially sexual pleasure:
the faint smile on his sensual mouth
a sensual woman
sensually adverb
sensuality noun [uncountable]

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