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1. sensational

adjective. ['sɛnˈseɪʃənəl'] causing intense interest, curiosity, or emotion.

Synonyms

  • screaming
  • shocking
  • sensationalism
  • yellow
  • scandalmongering
  • sensationalistic

Antonyms

  • humorless
  • mild
  • moral
  • achromatic color

Etymology

  • -al (English)
  • sensation (English)

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Words that Rhyme with Sensational

  • representational
  • transformational
  • investigational
  • intergenerational
  • improvisational
  • confrontational
  • organizational
  • denominational
  • congregational
  • computational
  • informational
  • gravitational
  • conversational
  • conformational
  • coeducational
  • recreational
  • occupational
  • navigational
  • motivational
  • invitational
  • inspirational
  • educational
  • connotational
  • situational
  • generational
  • foundational
  • vocational
  • rotational
  • relational
  • operational

Example sentences of the word sensational


1. Adjective
Tabloid journalism featured tightly written stories that were easy to read, and which were often sensational.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Even the most basic ingredients can make a salad sensational.

Quotes containing the word sensational


1. I never travel without my diary. One should always have something sensational to read in the train.
- Oscar Wilde, The Importance of Being Earnest

2. Writing is not for me. I completely lose my sense of humor when I write. I become extremely pathetic, very sensational. Images give me possibilities that I don't have with words.
- Marjane Satrapi

2. sensational

adjective. ['sɛnˈseɪʃənəl'] commanding attention.

Synonyms

  • stunning
  • impressive

Antonyms

  • colorful
  • nonviolent
  • dull

Etymology

  • -al (English)
  • sensation (English)

3. sensational

adjective. ['sɛnˈseɪʃənəl'] relating to or concerned in sensation.

Antonyms

  • achromatic

Etymology

  • -al (English)
  • sensation (English)
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