Sensational definition

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Outstanding; spectacular.

A sensational concert; a sensational dinner.

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Arousing or intended to arouse strong curiosity, interest, or reaction, especially by exaggerated or lurid details.

Sensational journalism; a sensational television report.

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(informal) Exceptionally good, fine, etc.
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Arousing intense interest and excitement; startling; exciting.
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Using or having effects intended to startle, shock, thrill, etc.
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Of or pertaining to sensation.

Sensational nerves.

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Piquing or arousing the senses.
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Exceptionally great.
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Of or relating to sensation.
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Of the senses or sensation.
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The definition of sensational is something that causes a lot of discussion or excitement among the public, or is something that is exceptionally good.

A news story about a president's affair that captures everyone's attention is an example of a sensational news story.

A really, really great play that touches your heart and moves you is an example of a sensational play.

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Origin of sensational