A president whose absence we feel to this day is suddenly there, viscerally present, in meeting after meeting.
Is there a moment like that which viscerally inspired you to write Third Person?
And when he shaved clean the perfectly coiffed hair, she was viscerally horrified.
Art is often said to “speak” to its viewer, but it is rare for this to happen so viscerally and clearly.
The critics have started to weigh in, and the San Francisco Chronicle calls it “superb and viscerally moving.”
He has a notoriously thin skin, and in political situations [he] really responds emotionally and viscerally to criticism.
With Obama going back into Iraq and with ISIS, viscerally I feel like we should do this, but can we think this through?
I could just sort of viscerally feel that there was something real going on there.
Scuff it up, patinate it, so that it feels more physically, viscerally real, and a little less perfect.
Yet Americans viscerally sense a lack of gratitude among these countries when we see anti-American protests hit the streets.
1570s, "affecting inward feelings," from Middle French viscéral, from Medieval Latin visceralis "internal," from Latin viscera, plural of viscus "internal organ," of unknown origin. The bowels were regarded as the seat of emotion. The figurative sense vanished after 1640 and the literal sense is first recorded in 1794. The figurative sense was revived 1940s in arts criticism.
visceral vis·cer·al (vĭs'ər-əl)
Relating to, situated in, or affecting the viscera.