Definition of televisual in English:



  • Relating to or suitable for television.

    ‘the world of televisual images’
    • ‘Soap opera is the descendant of the melodramatic in televisual form.’
    • ‘It is worth considering how televisual programming makes activity and interactivity a part of its appeal to the viewer.’
    • ‘The drama uses conventions of televisual reality, grounding the drama in the real world, making it more accessible for the viewer and more easily appropriated by them.’
    • ‘Despite this, there is evidence of a nascent televisual language.’
    • ‘Similarly, she seems to have become accustomed to seeing herself through the eyes of televisual media and the products it promotes.’
    • ‘Literacy in televisual grief was being formed through the event.’
    • ‘But sadly, no televisual images of this are available.’
    • ‘Like Formula One, golf is a sport where you get a better view of what is going on from watching it on the television and that televisual experience is fast evolving.’
    • ‘One difference between cinematic and televisual depictions of disaster involves the different visual logics of the two media.’
    • ‘AS A child of the televisual age, it's remarkable that so many of my sporting memories are encapsulated by still images rather than moving footage.’
    • ‘‘We have a television culture but that doesn't mean we have to have televisual simplicities in our politics’.’
    • ‘We should appreciate that our desires to shield our aesthetic experiences against criticism and the fragility of time subtend our televisual choices.’
    • ‘Punters who like to create and edit their own televisual treats can do so using bundled video capture and DVD mastering software.’
    • ‘Though shot in widescreen, the feel of the piece is otherwise televisual.’
    • ‘The copious amount of philosophical work on the subject of comedy offers valuable and suggestive resources to the student of film and televisual comedy.’
    • ‘There are people with televisual charisma; he's one.’
    • ‘Gymnastics is, like figure skating, a highly televisual sport where appeals are commonplace and rumours abound about the judging, and it is now under pressure to reform.’
    • ‘This reporter predicts it to be a most intriguing televisual experience, involving changing coloured lights and an exciting timpanic musical accompaniment.’
    • ‘This is counter to mainstream cinema viewing but in keeping with soap opera and many televisual texts.’
    • ‘His acute sense of the symbolic and the televisual has created images of success so powerful that they overwhelm doubts about his logic.’