Synonyms
Etymology

1. sensationalist

noun. ['sɛnˈseɪʃənəlɪst'] someone who uses exaggerated or lurid material in order to gain public attention.

Synonyms

  • publicizer
  • publicist
  • publiciser

Etymology

  • -ist (English)
  • sensational (English)
  • -al (English)

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Example sentences of the word sensationalist


1. Noun, singular or mass
While some publications and journalists ignore these ethical standards to earn more money through sensationalist or even outright dishonest reporting, the majority of publications attempt to uphold public trust in the media through ethical reporting.

2. Adjective
Avoid the sensationalist minefield of old-school wrestling myths and stick to proven, safe and researched weight loss methods and you'll be a lean, healthy fighting machine this season and the next.

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