List of Sensory Words: Touch

Enjoy our latest list of sensory words to help you make new connections and see things differently. Browse through the list of sensory touch words and start feeling the connections as you think up new ideas. Sometimes all it takes is a simple word to trigger a host of connections stored away inside your head. Anyone can be creative and anyone can come up with the next BIG IDEA. Start building a solid creativity foundation...see things differently....the IDEAS will come. Walk through the pathways of your daily life with responsive sensory touch receptors and watch the ideas fly. Use these sensory words to trigger ideas in totally random and unrelated areas.

The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination.

- Albert Einstein

List of Sensory Touch Words


  •       Abrasive
  •       Balmy
  •       Barbed
  •       Bendable
  •       Biting
  •       Bitter cold
  •       Blazing
  •       Blistered
  •       Blistery
  •       Boiling
  •       Bristly
  •       Brittle
  •       Brush
  •       Bubbly
  •       Bubbling
  •       Bulky
  •       Bumpy
  •       Burbling
  •       Burbly
  •       Burning
  •       Burney
  •       Bushy
  •       Caress
  •       Clammy
  •       Clayey
  •       Clean
  •       Chilly
  •       Coarse
  •       Cold
  •       Cool
  •       Coolish
  •       Cottony
  •       Crawly
  •       Creepy
  •       Creepy-crawly
  •       Crisp
  •       Crusty
  •       Cuddly
  •       Cushioned
  •       Cutting
  •       Damp
  •       Dampish
  •       Dank
  •       Dehydrated
  •       Dewy
  •       Downy
  •       Drippy
  •       Drizzly
  •       Dry
  •       Dull
  •       Dusty
  •       Effervescent
  •       Elastic
  •       Feathery
  •       Festering
  •       Feverish
  •       Fine
  •       Filthy
  •       Fizzing
  •       Flabby
  •       Flaming
  •       Fleecy
  •       Fleshy
  •       Flexible
  •       Flimsy
  •       Floppy
  •       Fluffy
  •       Foamy
  •       Fondling
  •       Fragile
  •       Freezing
  •       Frigid
  •       Frosty
  •       Frostlike
  •       Frosted
  •       Frothy
  •       Furry
  •       Fuzzy
  •       Gelid
  •       Glassy
  •       Gluey
  •       Gooey
  •       Grainy
  •       Graze
  •       Greasy
  •       Gritty
  •       Gushy
  •       Hairy
  •       Half-frozen
  •       Heated
  •       Heavy
  •       Hot
  •       Humid
  •       Ice-cold
  •       Icy
  •       Invigorating
  •       Knobbed
  •       Knobby
  •       Knotty
  •       Lacy
  •       Lathery
  •       Leafy
  •       Leathery
  •       Light
  •       Limp
  •       Lukewarm
  •       Lumpy
  •       Matted
  •       Melted
  •       Metallic
  •       Moist
  •       Mooshy
  •       Mucky
  •       Muddy
  •       Mushy
  •       Nippy
  •       Numbing
  •       Nubby
  •       Oily
  •       On Fire
  •       Oozy
  •       Palpating
  •       Parching
  •       Piercing
  •       Pimply
  •       Pinching
  •       Piping
  •       Plastic
  •       Pleated
  •       Pliable
  •       Pliant
  •       Pocked
  •       Pointed
  •       Poke
  •       Powdery
  •       Prickly
  •       Prickling
  •       Puffy
  •       Pulpy
  •       Puttylike
  •       Red-hot
  •       Rocky
  •       Rough
  •       Rub
  •       Rubbery
  •       Ruffled
  •       Rugged
  •       Sandy
  •       Satiny
  •       Scalding
  •       Scorching
  •       Scratchy
  •       Scummy
  •       Searing
  •       Seething
  •       Sensitive
  •       Shaggy
  •       Shaky
  •       Sharp
  •       Shivery
  •       Silky
  •       Sizzling
  •       Skimming
  •       Sleety
  •       Slick
  •       Slimy
  •       Slippery
  •       Sloppy
  •       Slushy
  •       Smooth
  •       Smouldering
  •       Smothering
  •       Snow cold
  •       Soapsudsy
  •       Soapy
  •       Sodden
  •       Soft
  •       Soggy
  •       Solid
  •       Sopping
  •       Soupy
  •       Spiked
  •       Spiky
  •       Splintery
  •       Spongy
  •       Springy
  •       Squashy
  •       Sqelchy
  •       Sqishy
  •       Stabbing
  •       Starchy
  •       Steamy
  •       Steely
  •       Sticky
  •       Stifled
  •       Stiff
  •       Stimulating
  •       Stinging
  •       Stone-cold
  •       Stony
  •       Stroke
  •       Stubby
  •       Stony
  •       Sub-zero
  •       Suddy
  •       Sudsy
  •       Super cooled
  •       Sweaty
  •       Sweltering
  •       Swollen
  •       Tangled
  •       Temperate
  •       Tender
  •       Tepid
  •       Thick
  •       Thin
  •       Thorny
  •       Tickly
  •       Tickling
  •       Tight
  •       Tingly
  •       Tingling
  •       Toasted
  •       Touchy-feely
  •       Tough
  •       Tousled
  •       Uneven
  •       Unheated
  •       Unmelted
  •       Unthawed
  •       Unwrinkled
  •       Velvety
  •       Warm
  •       Water like
  •       Water-logged
  •       Watery
  •       Waxen
  •       Waxy
  •       Wet
  •       Wintry
  •       Winter like
  •       Wiry
  •       Woollen
  •       Woolly
  •       Wrinkled
  •       Wrinkly
  •     Yielding

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