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sensationalize

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transitive verb sen·sa·tion·al·ize \-ˌlīz\

Simple Definition of sensationalize

  • : to describe or show something in a way that makes it seem more shocking than it really is

Full Definition of sensationalize

sen·sa·tion·al·izedsen·sa·tion·al·iz·ing

  1. :  to present in a sensational manner

Examples of sensationalize

  1. Journalists should report the news accurately without trying to sensationalize it.



1869

First Known Use of sensationalize

1869


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