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word (visceral) adjective

1: felt in or as if in the internal organs of the body : deep
2: not intellectual : instinctive, unreasoning
3: dealing with crude or elemental emotions : earthy
4: of, relating to, or located on or among the viscera : splanchnic

Source : Merriam -Webster

Etymology : The adjective visceral is another prime example. Something described as visceral has to do with the viscera—that is, the internal organs of the body (especially the heart, liver, or intestines). Yet even in the early years of its use, visceral often described emotional feeling, as the physical viscera were considered the seats of human passion, sentiment, et al. Though we no longer ascribe anger to, say, the spleen, we still use visceral to describe things that are felt deeply, as if in our physical bodies. In medical contexts the word still describes things related to our actual viscera.

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