tele·​vi·​su·​al ˌte-lə-ˈvi-zhə-wəl How to pronounce televisual (audio)
chiefly British
: of, relating to, or suitable for broadcast by television

Examples of televisual in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web One key piece of televisual jargon that has thrived online feels especially suited to this purpose. Kim Hew-Low, New York Times, 16 May 2024 But soccer’s metamorphosis into a televisual event gives fans a financial role, too, Professor Arrondel said. Rory Smith, New York Times, 10 Apr. 2024 But our praise songs to televisual art have largely ignored the most popular — and the most richly televisual — TV of all. Jody Rosen, New York Times, 2 Dec. 2023 Every nook and cranny of this teeming televisual world is its own ecosystem. Phillip MacIak, The New Republic, 27 Sep. 2023 Not since the series began has Brooker had such rich pickings to reinvent as a televisual nightmare. Neil McRobert, ELLE, 22 June 2023 Our critic picks 30 TV shows from around the globe to stream right now: Interested in expanding your televisual horizons? Los Angeles Times Staff, Los Angeles Times, 16 June 2023 Rock can bubble up in the same way that Kate Bush or Disney show tunes can: through memorable televisual exposure. Spencer Kornhaber, The Atlantic, 18 Jan. 2023 This Bulgaria-shot production would, however, benefit from richer atmospherics: Despite adequate design contributions and a widescreen format, Denis Crossan’s cinematography has a somewhat plain, televisual look. Dennis Harvey, Variety, 27 Oct. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1912, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of televisual was in 1912

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“Televisual.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Jun. 2024.

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