Definition of sensational adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    sensational

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//sɛnˈseɪʃənl//
     
     
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  1. 1causing great surprise, excitement, or interest synonym thrilling The result was a sensational 4–1 victory. The affair was the most sensational political sex scandal of the century.
  2. 2(disapproving) (of a newspaper, etc.) trying to get your interest by presenting facts or events as worse or more shocking than they really are sensational news stories
  3. 3(informal) extremely good; wonderful synonym fantastic You look sensational in that dress!
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NAmE//sɛnˈseɪʃənəli//
 
adverb They won sensationally against the best team. The incident was sensationally reported in the press. He's sensationally good-looking!
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