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sensational

adjective     /senˈseɪ.ʃən.əl/
C2 approving very good, exciting , or unusual : a sensational sports car / dress She looks sensational (= extremely attractive ) in her new dress .Extremely good C1 disapproving describes news reports and articles that are intended to be shocking and exciting rather than serious : Some of the more sensational newspapers have given a lot of coverage to the scandal .Exciting and interesting
(Definition of sensational adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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