- the state or quality of being sensual; fondness for or indulgence in sensual pleasures
- lasciviousness; lewdness
Eating raw oysters is thought to boost one's sensuality.
Appreciating fine silk fabrics and the way they make your skin feel is an example of appreciating the sensuality of silk.
- The quality or state of being sensual or lascivious.
- Excessive devotion to sensual pleasure.
(countable and uncountable, plural sensualities)
Confer French sensualitÃ©, Latin sensualitas (“sensibility, capacity for sensation").
- The human souls which have descended into corporeality are those which have allowed themselves to be ensnared by sensuality and overpowered by lust.
- He was not a pretty boy but a man with rugged, bad-boy beauty and a slow sensuality about his movement that made her heart skip a beat despite her pain.
- Everything from the texture of his skin to the heat of his hands branding her was heaven to one unaccustomed to the sensuality of her world.
- The sensuality which characterized the period appears in it, but in a less coarse form than in the great work of Rabelais; and there is 'a poetical spirit which, except in rare instances, is absent from Pantagruel.
- After an exhortation to the judges of the earth to put away evil counsels and thus avoid death, the author declares that God has made no kingdom of death on the earth, but ungodly men have made a covenant with it: certain sceptics (probably both Gentile and Jewish) holding this life to be brief and without a future, give themselves up to sensuality and oppress the poor and the righteous; but God created man to be immortal (ii.