◄ Sensational ►

1. (a.) Of or pertaining to sensation; as, sensational nerves.

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

3. (a.) 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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