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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.