sensualize

[sen-shoo-uh-lahyz]

verb (used with object), sen·su·al·ized, sen·su·al·iz·ing.

to render sensual.

Nearby words

  1. sensory urgency,
  2. sensual,
  3. sensualism,
  4. sensualist,
  5. sensuality,
  6. sensually,
  7. sensum,
  8. sensuosity,
  9. sensuous,
  10. sensuously

Also especially British, sen·su·al·ise.

Origin of sensualize

First recorded in 1605–15; sensual + -ize

Related formssen·su·al·i·za·tion, nounun·sen·su·al·ized, adjective

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Word Origin and History for sensualization

sensualize

v.

1680s, from sensual + -ize. Related: Sensualized; sensualizing.

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