Synonyms and Antonyms of sensation

  1. 1 an indefinite physical response to a stimulus <we felt just the smallest sensation of warmth when we leaned against the radiator> Synonyms feel, feeling, sense Related Words impression, perception; hint, suggestion, touch

  2. 2 a practice or interest that is very popular for a short time <the satirical video was a short-lived online sensation> Synonyms buzz, chic, craze, dernier cri, enthusiasm, fashion, flavor, go, hot ticket, last word, latest, mode, rage, fad, style, ton, trend, vogueRelated Words nine days' wonder (also nine day wonder); new wave; crush, infatuation; fervor, passion; furor, fuss, hullabaloo, to-do, uproar; bandwagon, crusade, cult, movement; novelty, wrinkle; caprice, fancy, whimNear Antonyms classic, standard

  3. 3 something extraordinary or surprising <the first clone was considered a sensation> Synonyms caution, flash, marvel, miracle, phenomenon, portent, prodigy, wonder, splendorRelated Words curiosity, sight, spectacle; beauty, corker, crackerjack (also crackajack), dandy, jim-dandy, knockout; apparition, appearance

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