non·​sen·​sa·​tion·​al ˌnän-sen-ˈsā-shnəl How to pronounce nonsensational (audio)
: not sensational
especially : not arousing or tending to arouse quick, intense interest, curiosity, or emotional reaction
objective, nonsensational news coverage

Word History

First Known Use

1870, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of nonsensational was in 1870

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“Nonsensational.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Dec. 2023.

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