Definitions for relationalrɪˈleɪ ʃə nl
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having a relation or being related
Relating to relations.
A database technology using tables and the principles set forth by Dr. Edgar F. Codd. (Contrary to popular notion, "relation" in this context refers to tables, and not linkages.)
having relation or kindred; related
indicating or specifying some relation
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Victims suggest innocence. And innocence, by the inexorable logic that governs all relational terms, suggests guilt.
A lot of politics is relational. Can that person relate to me ? Does that person understand how I think ? Given Jeb's relationship with Columba, and Columba herself, people will say,' He understands how I think,'.
I immediately said yes, it must be so different to live in a world where people assume that … you are inept or incapable of having a relationship, or maybe even don’t want one. That’s really contrary to my clinical practice and even all of the available relational research to date.
Compounding these physiologic issues are complex social and relational challenges that meet the veteran when they return home to established relationships, if you ’re suffering from depression or PTSD, it ’s more difficult to relate to your spouse, which can strain the relationship and diminish sexual wellness.
From an evolutionary standpoint, it makes sense that women are wary of being touched by strangers, women have evolved mechanisms to be choosy about whom they mate with and to fear rape by a stranger. However, touch by friends is both relational -- women tend to befriend as a buffer against stress -- and pleasurable. Touch gives a nice boost of dopamine, the 'feel-good' hormone.
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