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sensualist

[sen-shoo-uh-list]
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noun
  1. a person given to the indulgence of the senses or appetites.
  2. a person who holds the doctrine of sensationalism.
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Origin of sensualist

First recorded in 1655–65; sensual + -ist
Related formssen·su·al·is·tic, adjectivenon·sen·su·al·is·tic, adjectiveun·sen·su·al·is·tic, adjective
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Related Words for sensualist

voluptuary, epicure, sybarite

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Word Origin and History for sensualist

n.

1660s, from sensual + -ist.

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