sensuality

[ sen-shoo-al-i-tee ]
/ ˌsɛn ʃuˈæl ɪ ti /

noun, plural sen·su·al·i·ties.

sensual nature: the sensuality of Keats's poetry.
unrestrained indulgence in sensual pleasures.
lewdness; unchastity.
Sometimes sen·su·al·ness [sen-shoo-uh l-nis] /ˈsɛn ʃu əl nɪs/.

Origin of sensuality

1300–50; Middle English sensualite < Old French < Late Latin sēnsuālitās. See sensual, -ity

Related forms

an·ti·sen·su·al·i·ty, noun, plural an·ti·sen·su·al·i·ties, adjectivehy·per·sen·su·al·i·ty, nounnon·sen·su·al·i·ty, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for sensuality

sensuality

/ (ˌsɛnsjʊˈælɪtɪ) /

noun plural -ties

the quality or state of being sensual
excessive indulgence in sensual pleasures

Derived Forms

sensualist (ˈsɛnsjʊəlɪst), noun
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