Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of sensuality.

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Examples

  • Publicly he continued to urge moderation on his followers, but in private he indulged in Turkish sensualities.

    Three Empires on the Nile

  • There was no possible comparison between the heavily sensualities of that, and the changes and answerings of these rhythms.

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  • I think feminine power is rooted in our willingness to be seen as women and feel good about it -- truly embodied in our feminine sensualities.

    Tabby Biddle: Fearless Women: Is There Such a Thing?

  • Thus they muscled and armored themselves against the enticement of its sensualities.

    Dr. Jean Houston: Moving Beyond the Pathology of History: Why We Need a Shift in Human Consciousness

  • You are a prelate, — revenues, palace, horses, servants, good table, all the sensualities of life; you have this like the rest, and like the rest, you enjoy it; it is well; but this says either too much or too little; this does not enlighten me upon the intrinsic and essential value of the man who comes with the probable intention of bringing wisdom to me.

    Les Miserables

  • He might have said that as we often eat or drink or smoke for pleasure, so we may indulge in other sensualities.

    Oscar Wilde, His Life and Confessions

  • It was rumored that when he caught a harem slave smoking, he had her lips sewn together, that he buried men alive in the brickwork of his palace, and that he was “notoriously addicted” to “filthy sensualities.”

    Three Empires on the Nile

  • She confused in her desire the sensualities of luxury with the delights of the heart, elegance of manners with delicacy of sentiment.

    Madame Bovary

  • There were the sensualities of the gourmet for his body, and there ended his human nature, as it seemed to me.

    Uncle Silas

  • It was altogether unaccountable that a young gentleman whose imagination had been strangled in his cradle, should be still inconvenienced by its ghost in the form of grovelling sensualities; but such a monster, beyond all doubt, was Tom.

    Hard Times

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