Definition of sensationalism
sensationalistplay \-list\ adjective or noun
sensationalisticplay \-ˌsā-shnə-ˈlis-tik, -shə-nə-ˈlis-tik\ adjective
Examples of sensationalism in a sentence
The network was accused of sensationalism in its reporting.
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SENSATIONALISM Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of sensationalism for English Language Learners
: the use of shocking details to cause a lot of excitement or interest
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