Definition for SENS-U-AL'I-TY, or SENS'U-AL-NESS

SENS-U-AL'I-TY, or SENS'U-AL-NESS, n. [It. sensualità; Sp. sensualidad; Fr. sensualité.]

Devotedness to the gratification of the bodily appetites; free indulgence in carnal or sensual pleasures. Those pamper'd animals / That rage in savage sensuality. – Shak. They avoid dress, lest they should have affections tainted by any sensuality. – Addison.

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