sensualize

[sen-shoo-uh-lahyz]

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

to render sensual.

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 sensualize
v.

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

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