What does the word sensuous mean?

    Part of speech: adjective

  • Pertaining to the senses; luxurious.

Usage examples for sensuous

  1. It was the ease of a profoundly sensuous nature with every sense gratified and fascinated. – Rousseau Volumes I. and II. by John Morley
  2. She chose those poems the least sensuous, and the more abstract. – Man and Maid by Elinor Glyn
  3. In other words, the critic appears to neglect that common- sense solution of the problem, which is found in a cold and physically sterile constitution as opposed to one of greater warmth and sensuous activity. – The Life of Michelangelo Buonarroti by John Addington Symonds