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Definitions for conversational
ˌkɒn vərˈseɪ ʃə nlcon·ver·sa·tion·al

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. colloquial, conversationaladjective

    characteristic of informal spoken language or conversation

    "wrote her letters in a colloquial style"; "the broken syntax and casual enunciation of conversational English"


  1. conversationaladjective

    of, relating to, or in the style of a conversation; informal and chatty

  2. conversationaladjective


  3. conversationaladjective

    involving a two-way exchange of messages, such as between a client and a server


  1. conversational

    Conversation is interactive communication between two or more people. The development of conversational skills and etiquette is an important part of socialization. The development of conversational skills in a new language is a frequent focus of language teaching and learning. Conversation analysis is a branch of sociology which studies the structure and organization of human interaction, with a more specific focus on conversational interaction.


  1. conversational

    Conversational refers to a communication style that resembles or simulates a casual, informal conversation. It typically involves a common, everyday language, used in a relaxed, back and forth interaction and usually aims to engage and build rapport with the listener or reader. The term can be applied to various mediums such as written text, spoken discourse, or even AI interactions.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Conversationaladjective

    pertaining to conversation; in the manner of one conversing; as, a conversational style

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of conversational in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of conversational in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of conversational in a Sentence

  1. Kierna Mayo:

    When you understand the soul of black America and you understand how important iconography is and you understand how important the image of black family perfection ... is, you realize that there's no way to do something like this without it being hugely conversational, if not confrontational, and in many cases painful for people.

  2. Joseph Michaelis:

    We want the children to feel they are working together with a peer rather than being taught by a tutor or teacher, and so we design the interaction to be conversational.

  3. Mark Leibovich:

    Since this debate will likely have lower ratings [than the two Republican debates], I'd guess the 'one-liners' and soundbites will carry more weight, but, unlike the R's, the combatants will not have to fight tooth and nail for attention, so maybe we can expect a less frantic, more conversational vibe.

  4. Adam Miner of Stanford University:

    We know that some people, especially younger people, turn to smartphones for everything, conversational agents are unique because they talk to us like people do, which is different from traditional Web browsing. The way conversation agents respond to us may impact our health-seeking behavior, which is critical in times of crisis.

  5. Cullen Hightower:

    Saying what we think gives us a wider conversational range than saying what we know.

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