Definition of SENSUALISM
: persistent or excessive pursuit of sensual pleasures and interests
— sen·su·al·ist noun
— sen·su·al·is·tic adjective(n.) The condition or character of one who is sensual; subjection to sensual feelings and appetite; sensuality.
[lol]Rhi6ElYYgCM[/lol]Sensualism (also called sensationalism or sensism) is a philosophical doctrine of the theory of knowledge, according to which sensations and perception are the basic and most important form of true cognition. It may oppose abstract ideas. The basic principle of sensualism is "there is not anything in mind, which hasn't been in the sensations."Discuss.noun Excessive devotion to sensual pleasure; sensuality.
(ethics) The regarding of the gratification of the senses as the highest good.