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SENSUALISM

Addiction to sensual pleasures, especially carnal gratification. Also the theory that all human satisfaction is basically int he sense appetite. It corresponds psychologically to the doctrine of materialism in philosophy.

All items in this dictionary are from Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary, © Eternal Life. Used with permission.

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