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sensational

sen·sa·tion·al

sensational

pronunciation:
sen seI sh nl
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: producing or intended to produce intense excitement or interest, esp. by lurid or exaggerated elements.
a sensational news story about their divorce
synonyms:
exaggerated, lurid
antonyms:
dull, understated
similar words:
dramatic, electrifying, emotional, extravagant, fantastic, hair-raising, melodramatic, meretricious, scandalous, shocking, stirring, thrilling, vivid
definition 2: wonderful; extraordinary.
synonyms:
extraordinary, phenomenal, spectacular, terrific, wonderful
antonyms:
run-of-the-mill, unremarkable
similar words:
breathtaking, excellent, exceptional, great, marvelous, outstanding, prodigious, remarkable, stunning, superb
definition 3: of or relating to perception by the senses.
synonyms:
sensory
similar words:
bodily, corporeal, phenomenal, physical, sensible, tactual
derivation: sensationally (adv.)