Meaning of “sensational” in the English Dictionary

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"sensational" in British English

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sensationaladjective

uk /senˈseɪ.ʃən.əl/ us /senˈseɪ.ʃən.əl/

(Definition of “sensational” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"sensational" in American English

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sensationaladjective

us /senˈseɪ·ʃən·nəl/

very exciting, or extremely good:

She was absolutely sensational in that movie.

disapproving Something or someone sensational purposely shocks people and attracts their interest:

Readers love sensational crime stories.

(Definition of “sensational” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)