: existing or made by mutual consent without an act of writing <a consensual contract>
: involving or based on mutual consent <consensual acts>
— con·sen·su·al·ly adverb
Examples of CONSENSUAL
- She claims their relationship was consensual.
Origin of CONSENSUAL
+ English -al
First Known Use: 1754
con·sen·su·al adjective \kən-ˈsench-(ə-)wəl, -ˈsen-chəl\ (Medical Dictionary)
: existing or made by mutual consent <consensual sexual behavior>
: relating to or being the constrictive pupillary response of an eye that is covered when the other eye is exposed to light
—con·sen·su·al·ly \-ē\ adverb
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