noun desire for sensual pleasures
noun (philosophy) the ethical doctrine that feeling is the only criterion for what is good
Cf. F. sensualisme
- The condition or character of one who is sensual; subjection to sensual feelings and appetite; sensuality.
- (Philos.) The doctrine that all our ideas, or the operations of the understanding, not only originate in sensation, but are transformed sensations, copies or relics of sensations; sensationalism; sensism.
- (Ethics) The regarding of the gratification of the senses as the highest good.
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