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Definition of sensationalist adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

sensationalist

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//senˈseɪʃənəlɪst//
 
; NAmE NAmE//senˈseɪʃənəlɪst//
 
(disapproving)
 
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getting people's interest by using shocking words or by presenting facts and events as worse or more shocking than they really are sensationalist headlines