Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

Comprehensive
Dictionary Suite
Help
Help
Help
 
Intermediate Dictionary
   
Display options
Show syllables
Show Lookup History
Double-Click Lookup
  Show Spanish support
 
Pronunciation
Wordsmyth
  Phonics
  IPA
 
Entry formats
Standard
  Classic
 
Lookup History
sensational

sen·sa·tion·al

sensational

pronunciation:
sen seI sh nl
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: causing or meant to cause great excitement or interest.
We aren't fooled by sensational ads on TV.
antonyms:
dull
similar words:
dramatic, emotional, extravagant, fantastic, shocking, thrilling, vivid
definition 2: wonderful; terrific.
She looks sensational in that hat.
synonyms:
extraordinary, spectacular, terrific, wonderful
similar words:
excellent, exceptional, great, marvelous, outstanding, remarkable, superb
derivation: sensationally (adv.)