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  • n  desire for sensual pleasures
  • n  (philosophy) the ethical doctrine that feeling is the only criterion for what is good

  • Yet, despite this lyrical sensualism, it was Camus' beiief in an intellectual revolt (after facing "the absurd") that most renewed and sustained his bat tle against the "quivering .
  • There are plenty of familiar symbols: the moody sensualism of Suzy Wong, the crass, farcical energy of Jackie Chan, the incessant drive for profit.
  • A life of sensualism and intellectual adventure is traced in Colette's random reminiscences; nothing in her own sensitive fiction is as fascinating as the story of her emergence .

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