sensualism, n. [Cf. F. sensualisme.].
The condition or character of one who is sensual; subjection to sensual feelings and appetite; sensuality. [1913 Webster]
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. [1913 Webster]
The regarding of the gratification of the senses as the highest good. Krauth-Fleming. [1913 Webster]