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1. sensationalistic

adjective. ['sɛnˌseɪʃənəˈlɪstɪk'] typical of tabloids.

Synonyms

  • sensational
  • scandalmongering

Antonyms

  • achromatic color
  • brave
  • achromatic

Etymology

  • -istic (English)
  • -ic (English)
  • sensational (English)
  • -al (English)

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Words that Rhyme with Sensationalistic

  • individualistic
  • uncharacteristic
  • propagandistic
  • expressionistic
  • primitivistic
  • oligopolistic
  • materialistic
  • impressionistic
  • imperialistic
  • relativistic
  • paternalistic
  • monopolistic
  • deterministic
  • characteristic
  • capitalistic
  • antiballistic
  • antagonistic
  • anachronistic
  • stalinistic
  • ritualistic
  • pugilistic
  • polytheistic
  • pluralistic
  • opportunistic
  • naturalistic
  • nationalistic
  • narcissistic
  • militaristic
  • humanistic
  • feudalistic

Example sentences of the word sensationalistic


1. Adjective
While Hearst and Pulitzer's sensationalistic coverage wasn't the only factor that led to war, it provided a major tool for molding the social and political climate surrounding the issue.

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