Definitions

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  • adj. Not sensual.

Etymologies

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un- +‎ sensual

Examples

  • The strings and the continuo lutes had a fiercely tart and tangy sound, deliberately unsensual and arresting.

    The Sad Tale It Tells Is Myth; Its Joys, Real

  • Metzizah b†™ peh is both unprovocative and unsensual.

    Think Progress » Yesterday, Bush Said Confirming NYT Story “Would Compromise Our Ability To Protect The People”

  • The relations one has with a woman one loves (and that can apply also to love for a youth) can remain platonic for other reasons than the chastity of the woman or the unsensual nature of the love she inspires.

    Time Regained

  • You're right, at Microsoft bodies get down played to near invisibilty with unsensual Tommy Hilfiger geekwear, or are genericized with items form the GRP so that employees morph themelfves into those international symbols for MAN and WOMAN you see at airports.

    Microserfs

  • Here, it was plain, was a people almost demoniac with immense, unsensual, intellectual energy.

    The Judge

  • Decidedly there was something unsensual about his love -- if it was love.

    Erik Dorn

  • It was because she was so unsensual and chaste that she could act as she had done.

    Pelle the Conqueror — Volume 04

  • My task is to give lasting consolation through the unsensual force of unchanging thought, so that you will know a point of rest in all sorrows and can taste every pleasure with calmer attention.

    The Bride of Dreams

  • I believe the climate has been assigned as the reason of the comparatively unsensual character of the Red Indian savages; and I have always thought that part of the dislike of the Americans for the negroes as a race, was due to the fact that the negro is among the most animal of human beings.

    Further Records, 1848-1883: A Series of Letters

  • It is unsensual, superior to the dominion of passion, living in the pleasures of the mind and of goodness, devoted in its virgin love, to the converse of truth only, and inaccessible to evil.

    Sermons for the New Life.

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