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1. Relating to the body and the senses, as distinguished from the intellect or spirit.

2. Denoting bodily or sensory pleasure, not necessarily sexual.

Origin: L. Sensualis, endowed with feeling Of the appetites and passions of the body; animal instincts; carnal knowledge; fleshly desire; a sensual delight in eating; music is the only sensual pleasure without vice.

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Re: Sound and how the brain reacts to it

... are other words I might use for it, but the tingling is the most important part of it. The feeling is not in any way sexual, but I would call it sensual, and is the most pleasant sensation I have experienced in my life, with the exception of orgasm. Mine is almost exclusively brought on by certain ...

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by chillsdownmyspine
Thu Aug 18, 2011 10:36 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Sound and how the brain reacts to it
Replies: 89
Views: 175843

Evolution of voice box, language and consciousness.

... - http://www.peterussell.com/SCG/EoC.php). The article puts that human beings are able to expand their perception of everything through the extra-sensual information communicated to each other through language. It also says that the only reason why we, among all the other primates, can speak is ...

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by ragav.payne
Thu Oct 18, 2007 12:18 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Evolution of voice box, language and consciousness.
Replies: 3
Views: 4140

spider reproduction

... Those that only mated because it 'felt good' would go extinct (because using a limb to wipe some sperm on your mate, or whatever they have, isn't sensual by anyone's standards....er hang on lol) - those that mated because of some other, more basic, drive would propagate and this is what we see ...

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by kotoreru
Fri Aug 03, 2007 4:25 pm
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: spider reproduction
Replies: 9
Views: 8639

Defining pleasure.

sensual gratification = sensual great satisfaction = something that after being caught by our sense organ(s) will be processed via nervous language and the final product is when you can see everything is in the place. Do you ...

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by Dr.Stein
Tue Jan 24, 2006 6:11 am
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Defining pleasure.
Replies: 11
Views: 6004

Defining pleasure.

doc angelo wanna know wat is sensual gratification in biological terms. i think its time to update "dr steinopedia"!

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by jnkdna
Sun Jan 22, 2006 9:26 pm
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Defining pleasure.
Replies: 11
Views: 6004
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