What does sensational mean?

Definitions for sensational
sɛnˈseɪ ʃə nlsen·sa·tion·al

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word sensational.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. sensationaladjective

    causing intense interest, curiosity, or emotion

  2. arresting, sensational, stunningadjective

    commanding attention

    "an arresting drawing of people turning into animals"; "a sensational concert--one never to be forgotten"; "a stunning performance"

  3. sensational, sensoryadjective

    relating to or concerned in sensation

    "the sensory cortex"; "sensory organs"

Wiktionary

  1. sensationaladjective

    Of or pertaining to sensation.

    sensational nerves

  2. sensationaladjective

    Piquing or arousing the senses.

  3. sensationaladjective

    Provocative.

  4. sensationaladjective

    Exceptionally great.

ChatGPT

  1. sensational

    Sensational refers to something that causes great excitement, intense interest, or shock due to its outstanding, extraordinary, or controversial nature. In media, it often refers to the use of exciting or shocking stories or language at the expense of accuracy to provoke public interest or excitement.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sensationaladjective

    of or pertaining to sensation; as, sensational nerves

  2. Sensationaladjective

    of or pertaining to sensationalism, or the doctrine that sensation is the sole origin of knowledge

  3. Sensationaladjective

    suited or intended to excite temporarily great interest or emotion; melodramatic; emotional; as, sensational plays or novels; sensational preaching; sensational journalism; a sensational report

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sensational in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sensational in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of sensational in a Sentence

  1. Ken Jacobson:

    We feel that the quality and unorthodox style of many of Ruskin’s daguerreotypes will come as a major surprise to both photographic historians and those in the field of Ruskin scholarship, ruskin’s daguerreotypes would be a sensational new revelation in the history of photography even if he were completely unknown.

  2. Bernie Sanders:

    Too much attention is given to sensational issues like Stormy Daniels, or who Donald Trump fired yesterday, or the latest tweet that Stormy Daniels sent out today, and they are not talking about the broad issues that impact tens of millions of Americans.

  3. Vic Berger:

    If a sensational headline is out there people will click on it and people don't care if it's true or not. I was surprised there wasn't more research done.

  4. Chandrika Kaul:

    The executive at Paris Match think that this will be a really dramatic, sensational meeting between the Queen of Hollywood and their own Prince, who is an eligible, young, handsome bachelor – who also just happens, rumor has it, to be looking for a wife.

  5. Justice Michael Wigney:

    This was a recklessly irresponsible piece of sensational journalism of the worst kind.

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