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
So now comes Kelly, a sensational artist whose music has touched the soul of African-Americans.
The FBI has not corroborated the most sensational assertions in the dossier.
The weather is going to be sensational for Wednesday’s start of horse racing at Del Mar, and for the merry mayhem of Comic-Con, which lasts Thursday through Sunday.
In Boone County in May, it was interjected in sensational fashion in a case in which a judge vacated a life sentence in a notorious murder.
Bird's teammate and Formula E debutant Alex Lynn took a sensational pole position earlier in qualifying, but was forced to retire from the race later Saturday after problems with his car.
Sensational players come and go, as do mighty teams.
Then a cliff top walk down to Little Oneroa, sensational pizza from the Dragon Fire pizza truck.
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.
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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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