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sensuous

adjective
(1) Referring to the senses, especially sexual, rather than the intellect. 
(2) Referring to a person who is physically and/or sexually attractive.

sensuous

(sĕn′shū-ŭs) [L. sensus, a feeling]
1. Pert. to or affecting the senses.
2. Susceptible to influence through the senses.
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The singeing sensuousness of poetry is no different in effect from the wonder of the cosmologist peeping into the depth of the cosmos and the feelings of a meditating recluse of transportation to astral spheres.
American composer Michael Rose writes about his composition that he was inspired by the range, individuality, and sensuousness of the unusual combination of timbres of oboe, horn, and piano.
The nearly forty-foot-long line traversing the gallery slightly below eye level seemed to invite us to look closely at those items, to inspect their varying shapes, textures, and colors and discover in the work an unexpected sensuousness.
The poem functions both as an invocation and evocation, calling for participation and summoning a sensuousness that seems almost mystical.
Following Kierkegaard, Dreyfus associates music with a kind of purified sensuousness stripped of precise representational content.
Cassirer's concept of symbolic pregnancy (qua a continuous interaction of sensuousness and meaning [Sinnlichkeit und Sinn]) is construed as a prelude to a theory of meaning constitution (Sinnerzeugung) that opposes in a radical manner epistemological foundationalism.
Melbourne, Aug 15 (ANI): High-profile older women are rapidly taking up the role of cougars, flooring their men with their charm and sensuousness.
I enjoyed its wit and its implications of sensuousness but in the end it all felt a bit chilly.
And this time, unlike what he did with his past Bollywood muses, the 95- year- old artist wants to go the whole hog with sensuousness.
Many of the photos of fabrics are up-close details with small areas of focus and surrounding areas out of focus, thus evoking a sense of texture and sensuousness.
The Masque de Femme crystal panel manages to encapsulate femininity, delicacy and sensuousness all at the same time, and was first created by Rene Lalique in glass in 1935.
Macro studies of flora have been one of the favourite subjects of photographers for years but Moore somehow manages to shift the perspective, the colours are there, the flowers' inherent beauty remains but he's imbued them with an offbeat sensuousness.