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Definition of sensuous adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    sensuous

     adjective
    adjective
    BrE BrE//ˈsenʃuəs//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈsenʃuəs//
     
     
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  1. 1giving pleasure to your senses sensuous music I'm drawn to the poetic, sensuous qualities of her paintings.
  2. 2suggesting an interest in sexual pleasure his full sensuous lips
  3. Word Origin mid 17th cent.: from Latin sensus ‘sense’ + -ous.
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