Definition of "tactual" [tac•tu•al]

  • Tactile. (adjective)

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Use "tactual" in a sentence
  • "In the lowest organisms we have a kind of tactual sense diffused over the entire body; then, through impressions from without and their corresponding adjustments, special portions of the surface become more responsive to stimuli than others."
  • "'tactual' time than in either 'auditory' or 'optical' time."
  • "Again, I was sure of his learning style: a tactual-kinesthetic learner, I proclaimed."