Visceral meaning

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Intuitive, instinctive, emotional, etc. rather than intellectual.

A visceral reaction.

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Being or arising from impulse or sudden emotion rather than from thought or deliberation.
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The definition of visceral is something that is instinctive or emotional.

An example of visceral is the negative feelings that dogs have for cats.

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Being or arising from impulse or sudden emotion rather than from thought or deliberation.
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Of, having the nature of, situated in, or affecting the viscera.
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Having to do with the response of the body as opposed to the intellect, as in the distinction between feeling and thinking.
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Relating to, situated in, or affecting the viscera.
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(anatomy) Of or relating to the viscera"”internal organs of the body; splanchnic.
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Relating to, situated in, or affecting the viscera.
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Origin of visceral

  • From Latin viscera, plural of viscus (“any internal organ of the body").

    From Wiktionary