Origin of sensual
Examples from the Web for sensually
A beautiful, naked, self-confident woman, sensually cradling...a cod?
He was quite ousted from himself, and sensually transported by that which he discovered in her.The Rainbow|D. H. (David Herbert) Lawrence
He was even worse than that: wicked, brutal, sensually cruel.The Posthumous Works of Thomas De Quincey, Vol. 1 (2 vols)|Thomas De Quincey
Nature they read spiritually or sensually, always shrinkingly apart from him.The Celt and Saxon, Complete|George Meredith
British Dictionary definitions for sensually
Word Origin for sensual
Word Origin and History for sensually
early 15c., "carnal, unspiritual;" mid-15c., "of or pertaining to the senses," from Middle French sensuel (15c.) and directly from Late Latin sensualis "endowed with feeling" (see sensuality). Meaning "connected with gratification of the senses," especially "lewd, unchaste" is attested from late 15c.