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Noun: sensualism  'sen-shoo-u,li-zum or sen-syoo-u,li-zum
  1. Desire for sensual pleasures
    - sensuality, sensualness
  2. (philosophy) the ethical doctrine that feeling is the only criterion for what is good
    - sensationalism

Derived forms: sensualisms

Type of: concupiscence, eros, philosophical doctrine, philosophical theory, physical attraction, sexual desire

Encyclopedia: Sensualism