actional

adjective
ac·tion·al | \ ˈak-shə-nᵊl , -shnəl \

Definition of actional 

1 : relating to action or an action

2 of a passive verb form : expressing an action (such as was closed in “the door was closed at eight o'clock”) contrasted with statal

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First Known Use of actional

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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