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Meaning of SENSATIONAL

Pronunciation:  sen'seyshunl

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  commanding attention; "an arresting drawing of people turning into animals"; "a sensational concert--one never to be forgotten"; "a stunning performance"
  2. [adj]  causing intense interest, curiosity, or emotion
  3. [adj]  relating to or concerned in sensation; "the sensory cortex"; "sensory organs"
 

SENSATIONAL is a 11 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: arresting, impressive, lurid, scandalmongering, screaming(a), sensationalistic, sensory, shocking, stunning, yellow(a)
 
 Antonyms: unsensational
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Sen*sa"tion*al\, a.
1. Of or pertaining to sensation; as, sensational nerves.

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

3. 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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