Antonyms for visceral


Quotes of visceral

  1. Every fundamentalist movement I've studied in Judaism, Christianity and Islam is convinced at some gut, visceral level that secular liberal society wants to wipe out religion. – Karen Armstrong
  2. Jacobean plays, before Shakespeare, were particularly visceral – Christopher Eccleston
  3. When you're watching Psycho, there' s that moment when you have a visceral reaction to watching someone being stabbed. And then you have the intellectual revelation that you're not, and that's where the celebration comes in. – Penn Jillette
  4. There is a visceral dislike of George Bush, and it's going to bring these guys together. – Terry McAuliffe
  5. I love the rehearsal process in the theatre, and the visceral sense of contact and communication with a live audience. – Judd Nelson
  6. With years of experience doing whatever it takes to get to the bottom of each story, I am looking forward to covering the stories in the human dimension and impart the passion and visceral reactions the audience seeks. – Geraldo Rivera
  7. For guys playing sports at a high level, for money, I can't put my finger on it, but in a man's world of sport, there is something visceral to beating another man. – Kurt Russell
  8. I love a visceral sound, the kind that hits you in the belly. – Esa-Pekka Salonen
  9. And there's a visceral fun in watching Team America and making it, like taking a puppet and throwing it against the wall. Because it's not CG, there's something funny about it. – Matt Stone
  10. My whole mood or sense can change by virtue of the music that I'm listening to. It really does affect me on a visceral and emotional level. – Kiefer Sutherland
  11. What makes a story is how well it manages to connect with the reader, the visceral effect it has. – Len Wein

Usage examples for visceral

  1. These appendages are usually unilateral, and are derived from the second visceral arch. – Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition. by Alexander Miles Alexis Thomson
  2. May it not rather be that the emotion as a primary mode of experience is the concomitant of the net result of the organic situation- the initial presentation, the instinctive mode of behaviour, the visceral disturbances? – Darwin and Modern Science by A.C. Seward and Others
  3. Together with the other ductless glands, they decide the advance or halt, forward or retreat, tension or relaxation, charge and discharge, of the visceral involuntary muscle- blood vessel combination which is at the core of life. – The Glands Regulating Personality by Louis Berman, M.D.
  4. But, allowing this exaggeration, is it not admitted by all practitioners that causes which act through the medium of the skin are susceptible, in sufficient degree, of being appreciated in the circumstances ushering in the development of very many diseases, especially those characterized by any active flux of the visceral organs? – The American Reformed Cattle Doctor by George Dadd
  5. Finally, the actions of the cerebro- spinal system, intellectual and muscular, are more regular and powerful when not liable to interruption from the operations of the ganglionic nerves, and the visceral functions presided over by them. – The Education of American Girls by Anna Callender Brackett
  6. One must not be too visceral at the hour of departure. – The Book of Khalid by Ameen Rihani
  7. In order to walk on those two legs, the changes in skeletal and visceral structure would have to be tremendous." – The Asses of Balaam by Gordon Randall Garrett
  8. It is this complex, now made up chiefly on the basis of the sensory currents coming in from the end- organs or the visceral organs, and now on the basis of those in the cortex connected with our thought life, which constitutes the entire feeling tone, or mood. – The Mind and Its Education by George Herbert Betts
  9. Both red and white Currants are without doubt trustworthy remedies in most forms of obstinate visceral obstruction, and they correct impurities of the blood, being certainly antiseptic. – Herbal Simples Approved for Modern Uses of Cure by William Thomas Fernie
  10. The visceral arteries are likewise moulded upon the forms which they supply. – Surgical Anatomy by Joseph Maclise
  11. The visceral system of bloodvessels is moulded upon the organs which they supply. – Surgical Anatomy by Joseph Maclise
  12. A lack of a history of mental illness meant nothing for, had he been able to consider it, entire foundations of long established cities had fallen under enough visceral shifting of plates so why not his own? – An Apostate: Nawin of Thais by Steven Sills
  13. His first sensation when the paralysis began to wear off was the dull ache of visceral nausea. – The Cartels Jungle by Irving E. Cox, Jr.
  14. You can see the bones moving with the limbs, as well as the inner visceral life. – The Dream Doctor by Arthur B. Reeve
  15. I felt a visceral wave of nausea. – Life Blood by Thomas Hoover