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sen·su·al

(sen'shū-ăl),
1. Relating to the body and the senses, as distinguished from the intellect or spirit.
2. Denoting bodily or sensory pleasure, not necessarily sexual.
[L. sensualis, endowed with feeling]

sen·su·al

(sen'shū-ăl)
1. Relating to the body and the senses, as distinguished from the intellect or spirit.
2. Denoting bodily or sensory pleasure, not necessarily sexual.
[L. sensualis, endowed with feeling]

sen·su·al

(sen'shū-ăl)
1. Relating to the body and the senses, as distinguished from the intellect or spirit.
2. Denoting bodily or sensory pleasure, not necessarily sexual.
[L. sensualis, endowed with feeling]
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By the time the reader (and Bubi) reach the word 'pechos', it has become gently and specifically sensualized through associations with food and toys, and by focusing of the reader's attention on certain attributes.
Stella's material desire was sensualized in the image of the longwe man - someone from far off, outside her endogamous ethnic group.
Given the momentousness of the seventh coupling, it should not be surprising that in the adjoining scene the word "love" is transvalued by being sensualized. Having achieved sexual womanhood and having explored Mellors's manhood, Connie murmurs, "My love!
Her characters are suctioned to suffering that becomes sensualized, almost a source of pleasure, the ultimate affect.
The sea is sensualized through its "voice," but also by its "odor" and "touch" (pp.
But one cannot examine sexuality in the text without confronting color and the way in which color itself becomes sensualized and sexualized.
In a world as blindingly fast and forgettable as ours, truth is what can be seen and heard and sensualized. Look into the pit, friends: Admit that Samuel Beckett's one-volume trilogy, Molloy, Malone Dies, The Unnamable, will never get the "readers" it got as the theater piece Ill Go On, and that the recent seventeen-hour Bloomsday radio read of all of Ulysses was a rainfall to those who have never been able to get through the onslaught of print.