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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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They have had it said to them that he wrote without any system, and they very naturally conclude that it does not matter in the least whether they begin with his first, third, or last book, provided they can obtain a few vague ideas as to what his leading and most sensational principles were.
This filling out and supplying of the "real" shape and so on consists of the most usual correlates of the sensational core in our perception.
No novelist can, be more thrilling and picturesque than Reade, but he lacks restraint and is often highly sensational and melodramatic.
I had even imagined that the public would never know the whole truth of the prodigious case known as that of The Yellow Room, out of which grew so many mysterious, cruel, and sensational dramas, with which my friend was so closely mixed up, if, propos of a recent nomination of the illustrious Stangerson to the grade of grandcross of the Legion of Honour, an evening journal--in an article, miserable for its ignorance, or audacious for its perfidy--had not resuscitated a terrible adventure of which Joseph Rouletabille had told me he wished to be for ever forgotten.
A journalist obtained access to his laboratory in the capacity of laboratory-assistant, with the deliberate intention of making sensational exposures; and by the help of a shocking accident
Thousands of pairs of stockings from the most reliable manufacturers of the universe at sensational reductions.
The one who had so reluctantly alighted was especially spectacular--he might have been called sensational.
Here the lecture began, but Jo heard very little of it, for while Professor Sands was prosing away about Belzoni, Cheops, scarabei, and hieroglyphics, she was covertly taking down the address of the paper, and boldly resolving to try for the hundred-dollar prize offered in its columns for a sensational story.
By midday on the following morning London was placarded with notices, the heading of which was sensational enough to attract observation from every passer-by, young or old, rich or poor.
It was a magazine correspondent's book on the Klondike, and he knew that he and his photograph figured in it and he knew, also, of a certain sensational chapter concerned with a woman's suicide, and with one "Too much Daylight.
The public," it said, "have lost a sensational treat through the sudden death of the man Hope, who was suspected of the murder of Mr.
Watson, that sensational cases had disappeared out of our papers.