Definition of Sensational

1. Adjective. Causing intense interest, curiosity, or emotion.




2. Adjective. Commanding attention. "A stunning performance"
Exact synonyms: Arresting, Stunning
Similar to: Impressive

3. Adjective. Relating to or concerned in sensation. "Sensory organs"
Exact synonyms: Sensory
Partainyms: Sensation, Sensation

Definition of Sensational

1. a. Of or pertaining to sensation; as, sensational nerves.

Definition of Sensational

1. Adjective. Of or pertaining to sensation. ¹

2. Adjective. Piquing or arousing the senses. ¹

3. Adjective. Provocative. ¹

4. Adjective. Exceptionally great. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sensational

1. [adj]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Sensational

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senryus
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sensa
sensable
sensactor
sensactors
sensate
sensated
sensately
sensates
sensating
sensation
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sensationalism
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sensationalist
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sensationalizable
sensationalization
sensationalizations
sensationalize

Literary usage of Sensational

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. An Historical and Critical View of the Speculative Philosophy of Europe in by J. D. Morell (1848)
"In taking a broad view of the different shades of sensational philosophy as the present century has thrown them before us, ..."

2. An Historical and Critical View of the Speculative Philosophy of Europe in by John Daniel Morell (1878)
"In taking a broad view of the different shades of sensational philosophy as the present century has thrown them before us it is somewhat difficult to find a ..."

3. An Historical and Critical View of the Speculative Philosophy of Europe in by J. D. Morell (1853)
"In taking a broad view of the different shades of sensational philosophy as the present century has thrown them before us, ..."

4. Ad Clerum: Advices to a Young Preacher by Joseph Parker (1871)
"What do you mean by the term "sensational preaching"? I presume that you do not employ the ... By sensational preaching do you mean a kind of pulpit mounte- ..."

5. The Study of a Novel by Selden Lincoln Whitcomb (1905)
"Sensational Effect. — In the present connection, sensation may be defined ... The " sensational novel," in the usual meaning, is one in which this phase of ..."

6. American Tariff Controversies in the Nineteenth Century by Edward Stanwood (1904)
"The sensational close of the Senate debate by this vote was followed by a still more sensational act of the advocates of the bill. On the following morning ..."

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