Definition of sensational
Examples of sensational in a Sentence
She looked sensational in her new dress.
the sensational news story caused a stir, but after a few days everyone forgot about it
Recent Examples of sensational from the Web
Cowley played well, but his Red team counterpart, Zach Bowman, 19, who is on a tryout, was sensational, stopping all five shootout attempts as well as two penalty shots.
But preseason injuries to Tony Romo and Kellen Moore thrust Prescott into the spotlight, and his celebrity continues to grow after a sensational rookie season.
Then the Sahiyo burst upon the scene in a flurry of sensational media reports that clearly targeted Dawoodi Bohra women accusing them of FGM, while ironically claiming to speak for them.
The film’s near-wordless opening reel is sensational, setting up its nightmare near-future America with crisp economy.
That's a sensational claim, one that's been seized upon by EV haters and gleefully posted by climate change-denying blogs and sites that despise electric cars.
Maclin, who was released by the Chiefs on June 2 and later signed with the Ravens, missed four games last year with a groin injury and there was a steep drop in production from a sensational 2015 season.
The sensational murders occurred in 1888, when Maybrick was 50 years old.
Pennsauken senior Martin Booker Jr. put together a sensational all-around performance Saturday, winning four medals at the Meet of Champions.
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First Known Use of sensational
SENSATIONAL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of sensational for English Language Learners
: causing very great excitement or interest with shocking details
: very excellent or great
: very attractive
SENSATIONAL Defined for Kids
Definition of sensational for Students
1 : causing or meant to cause great interest a sensational crime
2 : very or unexpectedly excellent
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