Definition of sensuous:
distinguish, sense, sensation, sensational, keen, assail, eroticism, esthetical, sensitive, provocative, sensual, aesthetical, perception, kinky, kinaesthetic, awareness, pain, raunchy, Epicurean, perceive, sizzling, acute, sensorial, steamy, voluptuous, esthetic, aesthetic, assault, sexy, sensualistic, body, erotic.
The keen, intelligent eyes, with their unmistakable power to soften, the spiritual brow, the strong, sensuous chin, the tender mouth, the spirited head, each a poet's delight, each an artist's study, all blended, a strange, strong, passionate story in flesh and blood- a remarkable face.- "What Dreams May Come", Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton.
For one thing, it is impossible for any sublimity whatever to be merely hostile to 'sense, ' since everything aesthetic must appeal to sense or sensuous imagination, so that the sublime must at least express its hostility to sense by means of sense.- "Oxford Lectures on Poetry", Andrew Cecil Bradley.
- "Norston's Rest", Ann S. Stephens.