Difference between Sensual and Sensuous



Difference between Sensual and Sensuous :



Sensual : adjective

Sensual is used in a bad sense indulging in the pleasures of the senses to the exclusion of mind and spirit.

Example Sentences :

1. A life of sensual satisfaction has no meaning.
2. He led a sensual life. That is, a life of indulgence in mere bodily pleasures.


Sensuous : adjective

Sensuous meaning pertaining to the senses in general

Example Sentences :

1. Keats was a sensuous poet.
2. Great poetry should be simple, sensuous and passionate.
3. A sensuous impression means an impression made on the senses.



Difference between Sensual and Sensuous :



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