Definition of Sensationalistic

1. Adjective. Typical of tabloids. "Yellow press"

Exact synonyms: Scandalmongering, Yellow
Similar to: Sensational
Derivative terms: Scandalmongering, Sensationalism, Sensationalism



Definition of Sensationalistic

1. Adjective. sensationalist ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of Sensationalistic

sensated
sensately
sensates
sensating
sensation
sensation disorders
sensation time
sensational
sensationalise
sensationalised
sensationalises
sensationalising
sensationalism
sensationalisms
sensationalist
sensationalistic (current term)
sensationalistically
sensationalists
sensationalizable
sensationalization
sensationalizations
sensationalize
sensationalized
sensationalizes
sensationalizing
sensationally
sensationless
sensations
sense
sense amplifier

Literary usage of Sensationalistic

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

1. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1907)
"Surely this comes very close to being a sensationalistic theory of knowledge, ... For all practical purposes it is both sensationalistic and causal, ..."

2. History of Philosophy by Alfred Weber, Frank Thilly (1896)
"sensationalistic Scepticism. Idealistic scepticism, which traces its origin to the Ele- atics, was opposed by sensationalistic scepticism. ..."

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