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synonyms for sensuousness

  • sensualism
  • sensuality
  • steaminess
  • voluptuousness
  • provocativeness
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How to use sensuousness in a sentence

He was a voluptuary in Art, and no one enjoyed real masterpieces with more refinement, passion, and sensuousness than he did.
CHARLES BAUDELAIRE, HIS LIFETHOPHILE GAUTIER
Sometimes, however, Mr. Browning shows fine capacity for catching the Greek grace and unconscious sensuousness of conception.
BRITISH QUARTERLY REVIEW, AMERICAN EDITION, VOLUME LIVVARIOUS
"It is intellect and artistic sensibility versus sensuousness," yawned Lady Thurwell.
THE NEW TENANTE. PHILLIPS OPPENHEIM
The former curves of sensuousness were now modulated to lines of devotional passion.
TESS OF THE D'URBERVILLESTHOMAS HARDY
There is nothing noble but what has its source in the reason; all that issues from sensuousness alone is vulgar or common.
THE AESTHETICAL ESSAYSFRIEDRICH SCHILLER
The sentence which reason pronounces, will it be favorable or the contrary to the interest of sensuousness?
THE AESTHETICAL ESSAYSFRIEDRICH SCHILLER
But the consequences will be quite different when sensuousness and reason have each of them a different interest.
THE AESTHETICAL ESSAYSFRIEDRICH SCHILLER
She had advanced to the secret recesses of sensuousness, yet had hardly crossed the threshold of conventionality.
RETURN OF THE NATIVETHOMAS HARDY
Their excessive, never satiated sensuousness spurred on their imagination to its utmost limits.
SULAMITH: A ROMANCE OF ANTIQUITYALEXANDRE KUPRIN
The first is the desire to gratify the senses, sensuousness.
THE OUTLINE OF HISTORY: BEING A PLAIN HISTORY OF LIFE AND MANKINDHERBERT GEORGE WELLS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SENSUOUSNESS

  • provocativeness
  • sensuousness
  • sexiness
  • sexuality
  • steaminess
  • suggestiveness
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.