from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Sensuous character or quality.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun rare The quality or state of being sensuous; sensuousness.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun sensuousness


Sorry, no etymologies found.


Help support Wordnik (and make this page ad-free) by adopting the word sensuosity.


  • It is here in all its florid splendor, the whole dominated by a glowing sensuosity.

    A Collection of Stories, Reviews and Essays Willa Sibert Cather 1910

  • It leads either to sensuosity in religion, or otherwise to measuring our grace by the false rule of mere feeling.

    Life of Rev. A. Crooks, A. M. Elizabeth Willits Crooks 1875

  • Nor yet is it the desperate madness which impels an immortal being in pursuit of substantial good amid the dehumanizing slums of beastly sensuosity; nor firey floods of intemperance; nor yet the desolating waves of red-visaged war, after which this earnest mission is sent.

    Life of Rev. A. Crooks, A. M. Elizabeth Willits Crooks 1875


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.