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sen·sa·tion·al

 (sĕn-sā′shə-nəl)
adj.
1. Of or relating to sensation.
2. Arousing or intended to arouse strong curiosity, interest, or reaction, especially by exaggerated or lurid details: sensational journalism; a sensational television report.
3. Outstanding; spectacular: a sensational concert; a sensational dinner.

sen·sa′tion·al·ly adv.

sensational

(sɛnˈseɪʃənəl)
adj
1. causing or intended to cause intense feelings, esp of curiosity, horror, etc: sensational disclosures in the press.
2. informal extremely good: a sensational skater.
3. (Physiology) of or relating to the faculty of sensation
4. (Philosophy) philosophy of or relating to sensationalism
senˈsationally adv

sen•sa•tion•al

(sɛnˈseɪ ʃə nl)

adj.
1. producing or intended to produce a startling or scandalous effect: a sensational novel of betrayal and intrigue.
2. extraordinarily good.
3. of or pertaining to the senses or sensation.
[1830–40]
sen•sa′tion•al•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.sensational - causing intense interest, curiosity, or emotion
unsensational - not of such character as to arouse intense interest, curiosity, or emotional reaction
2.sensational - commanding attentionsensational - commanding attention; "an arresting drawing of people turning into animals"; "a sensational concert--one never to be forgotten"; "a stunning performance"
impressive - making a strong or vivid impression; "an impressive ceremony"
3.sensational - relating to or concerned in sensation; "the sensory cortex"; "sensory organs"

sensational

adjective
2. shocking, scandalous, exciting, yellow (of the press), melodramatic, shock-horror (facetious), sensationalistic sensational tabloid newspaper reports
shocking boring, understated, dull, humdrum, unexciting, undramatic, unexaggerated
3. (Informal) excellent, brilliant, superb, mean (slang), topping (Brit. slang), cracking (Brit. informal), crucial (slang), impressive, smashing (informal), fabulous (informal), first class, marvellous, exceptional, mega (slang), sovereign, awesome (slang), def (slang), brill (informal), out of this world (informal), mind-blowing (informal), bodacious (slang, chiefly U.S.), gee-whizz (slang), boffo (slang), jim-dandy (slang), chillin' (U.S. slang) Her voice is sensational.
excellent ordinary, commonplace, mediocre, vanilla (informal), prosaic, run-of-the-mill, no great shakes (informal)

sensational

adjective
1. Of or relating to sensation or the senses:
2. Suggesting drama or a stage performance, as in emotionality or suspense:
Translations
رائِع، مُمْتازمُؤَثِّر، مُثيرمُثِيرمُثيرَة جِداً للمَشاعِر
senzačnísenzacemilovný
sensationeluovertruffen
kohua herättävä
senzacionalan
szenzációs
æsifenginnæsifenginn, sem vekur æsingu/athyglistórkostlegur
世間をあっといわせるような
세상을 들끓게 하는
senzáciechtivý
senzacionalen
sensationell
น่าเร้าใจ
harikaheyecanlandırıcıheyecanlımerak uyandırıcımüthiş
gây ra sự xúc động mạnh

sensational

[senˈseɪʃənl] ADJ
1. [event] → sensacional; [fashion] → que causa sensación
sensational murderespectacular asesinato m
2. [film, novel, newspaper] → sensacionalista
he gave a sensational account of the accidenthizo un relato sensacionalista del accidente
3. (= marvellous) → sensacional, fantástico

sensational

[sɛnˈseɪʃənəl] adj
(= shocking) [news story, film] → sensationnel(le)
(= marvellous) → sensationnel(le)

sensational

adj
sensationell, aufsehenerregend; newspaper, film, bookreißerisch aufgemacht, auf Sensation bedacht; style, writingreißerisch; journalistsensationsgierig or -lüstern (inf)
(inf: = very good etc) → sagenhaft (inf)

sensational

[sɛnˈseɪʃənl] adj (gen, also) (fam) (marvellous) → sensazionale; (newspaper) → sensazionalistico/a; (novel) → a sensazione; (account, description) → a forti tinte

sensation

(senˈseiʃən) noun
1. the ability to feel through the sense of touch. Cold can cause a loss of sensation in the fingers and toes.
2. a feeling. a sensation of faintness.
3. a general feeling, or a cause, of excitement or horror. The murder caused a sensation; His arrest was the sensation of the week.
senˈsational adjective
1. causing great excitement or horror. a sensational piece of news.
2. very good. The film was sensational.
3. intended to create feelings of excitement, horror etc. That magazine is too sensational for me.
senˈsationally adverb

sensational

مُثِير senzační sensationel sensationell συνταρακτικός sensacional kohua herättävä sensationnel senzacionalan sensazionale 世間をあっといわせるような 세상을 들끓게 하는 sensationeel sensasjonell sensacyjny sensacional сенсационный sensationell น่าเร้าใจ sansasyonel gây ra sự xúc động mạnh 轰动的
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