HyperDic: sensational

English > 3 senses of the word sensational:
ADJECTIVEallsensationalcausing intense interest, curiosity, or emotion
allsensational, arresting, stunningcommanding attention
pertsensational, sensoryrelating to or concerned in sensation
sensational > pronunciation
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > sensational: 3 senses > adjective 1
MeaningCausing intense interest, curiosity, or emotion.
Attribute ofsensationalismsubject matter that is calculated to excite and please vulgar tastes
Narrowerlurid, shockingglaringly vivid and graphic
scandalmongering, sensationalistic, yellowtypical of tabloids
screamingresembling a scream in effect
Oppositeunsensationalnot of such character as to arouse intense interest, curiosity, or emotional reaction
English > sensational: 3 senses > adjective 2
Meaningcommanding attention.
Example "a sensational concert--one never to be forgotten"
Synonymsarresting, stunning
Broaderimpressivemaking a strong or vivid impression
Spanishimpresionante, sensacional
Catalanimpressionant, sensacional
Adverbssensationallyin a sensational manner
English > sensational: 3 senses > adjective 3, pert
Meaningrelating to or concerned in sensation.
Nounssensationan unelaborated elementary awareness of stimulation

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