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  • adj. of or relating to television
  • adj. suitable for broadcasting on television
  • adj. telegenic


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  • Adrian's account of "the desolation of the human spirit" was not particularly "televisual".

    Book club, week three: The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole, Aged 13¾

  • Still, any book that uses the word "televisual" in its description has to be worth a little extra cash, no?

    February 2006

  • While it is always original and pushing every kind of televisual boundary, it isn't all as attention-seeking as Brass Eye.

    New Statesman

  • The kind of televisual treats previously only glimpsed by daytime TV viewers loafing around at home.

    The Guardian World News

  • These invariably culminate next to graves and memorials in a display of the right kind of televisual emotion at the moment the formula demands and the audience has come to expect. family history as a means of understanding the past - is worthy of note in itself.

    open Democracy News Analysis - Comments

  • The problem with these million pound shows, though, is that money is not televisual.

    Television's mundane millionaires | Joe Moran

  • In Britain in the seventies, we only had three television channels, so inevitably we all watched the same programs, and the big televisual events, such as the shooting of JR, or the Royal Wedding, were really big events.

    A Discussion with Carole Cadwalladr

  • Huntsman has just finished his speech at his watch party in Manchester and is shaking the hands of his extremely enthusiastic supporters, with his wife and daughters lined up behind him for full televisual effect.

    New Hampshire primary results - live coverage

  • Just reading a list this week which claimed that Downton Abbey series two – the one with all the bedpans – was televisual nectar, while snubbing the unique, flawless Game Of Thrones made my eyes throb.

    Grace Dent's TV OD 2011 roundup

  • Rob Lowe -- who has played every pompous a-hole in any cinematic or televisual venture since Ben Hur -- is the natural personality replacement to Charlie Harper. Retaining the Sheen: The Worst Possible Two and a Half Men Replacements


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