consentual

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

As if consent +‎ -ual

Adjective[edit]

consentual (not comparable)

  1. (perhaps nonstandard) Alternative spelling of consensual

Usage notes[edit]

  • Widely used, but much less common (<1%) than consensual in published writings. In less careful settings, this spelling may be more common (~12% at Google Groups). The expression "consentual sex" is almost as common as "consensual sex" at Google Groups.