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But I let myself be lured into long spells of senseless and sensual ease.

This wisdom descendeth not from above, but is earthly, sensual, devilish.

He was particularly in love that day, but did not experience any sensual desire for her.

Both these statements are false: she is sensual in another manner.

No, the spiritual ought not and can not be free from the sensuous, even the sensual.

And is there any greater or keener pleasure than that of sensual love?

Such might be God's punishment on this cruel and wicked city for its sensual sins.

For him, so he assured his friends, music was a species of sensual mathematics.

These are they who make sects, sensual, who have not the Spirit.

No; that is a pleasure of the organ of smelling—a sensual pleasure.

WORD ORIGIN

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.

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