She was by nature sensuous, and her sensuousness stifled in her all perception of right or wrong.
For an object to be called sublime it must be in opposition with our sensuousness.
Longhi's portrait, unlike that of Goldoni, betrays no sensuousness.
But sensuousness and lawlessness are everywhere the stamp of the Ishmaelite.
Everywhere was the air not only of comfort, but of ease and luxury, elegance and sensuousness contending.
He knows the emerald route, and all the semitones of sensuousness.
A face may either attract or repel; its lines indicate firmness and decision, or weakness and sensuousness.
The first is the desire to gratify the senses, sensuousness.
There is no deep emotion, there is no sensuousness, there is no glowing color, no 'color of deciduous days.'
Her blood-red lips expressed at once wickedness and sensuousness.
1640s, "pertaining to the senses" apparently coined by Milton to recover the original meaning of sensual and avoid the lascivious connotation that the older word had acquired, but by 1870 sensuous, too, had begun down the same path and come to mean "alive to the pleasures of the senses." Rare before Coleridge popularized it "To express in one word all that appertains to the perception, considered as passive and merely recipient ...." (1814). From Latin sensus (see sense (n.)) + -ous. Related: Sensuously; sensuousness.