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Adjective
Causing great excitement or interest
“It also made a special mention of the sensational performance by the comedy dance team of Red and Curley.”
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Presented in a way that is dramatic or exaggerated
“This regulation is aimed at preventing the presentation of sensational images to boost media ratings.”
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Highly unusual, typically beyond the realms of plausibility or credibility
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“The dire wolves whom he had befriended had been telling one another sensational tales of the special owl who would retrieve the ember.”
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Startling, surprising or shocking in an unexpected way
“The last quarter of the year, however, witnessed a sensational collapse of security market prices with its attending effects upon business conditions.”
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Significant or notable in impact
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“While not the greatest clash of arms, the action at Vreeswijk was hailed as a sensational victory by the Patriots.”
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Very good in standard or quality
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“This is a brilliant work, a sensational contemporary art object that seems so easy yet is so conceptually sophisticated.”
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Inspiring astonishment or wonder
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“The pleasant walk up to this ruined fortress is rewarded with sensational views over the lake.”
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Very beautiful or aesthetically pleasing
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“The woman clutched the sweater, triumph on her perfectly made-up face, looking sensational in a red wool coat that was belted at the waist.”
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Pleasing to the senses
“Few experiences are more delightful than sitting at one of the outside tables and savoring a sensational meal while the sun sinks into the glassy blue Pacific.”
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Of, or pertaining to, sensation or the senses
“Why is it that so many of us allow ourselves to be subjects for mental pain, suffering, and all of the delusions of sensational pleasures of mortality?”
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Pleasantly and sensually exciting
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Deliberately exaggerated and theatrical in style
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Record breaking
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Having a striking appearance or style, typically by being excessively bright, colourful, or ostentatious
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Determiner
(informal, sarcastic) Used ironically to express disapproval
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