sen·sa·tion·al adjective \-shnəl, -shə-nəl\
: causing very great excitement or interest with shocking details
: very excellent or great
: very attractive
: arousing or tending to arouse (as by lurid details) a quick, intense, and usually superficial interest, curiosity, or emotional reaction <sensational tabloid news>
: exceedingly or unexpectedly excellent or great <a sensational talent>
— sen·sa·tion·al·ly adverb
Examples of SENSATIONAL
- She looked sensational in her new dress.
- <the sensational news story caused a stir, but after a few days everyone forgot about it>
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