Synonyms and Antonyms of sensationalistic

  1. arousing a strong and usually superficial interest or emotional reaction letters to the editor criticizing the newspaper's sensationalistic reporting Synonyms catchpenny, gee-whiz, lurid, screaming, sensationalist, sensationalRelated Words catchy; colorful, juicy, racy, suggestive; dramatic, histrionic, melodramatic, theatrical (also theatric); coarse, vulgar; gory, shockingNear Antonyms innocuous, inoffensive, tame; dignified, formal, proper, restrainedAntonyms nonsensational

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