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adjective sensational pronunciation in British English /senˈseɪʃ(ə)nəl/
  1. 1
    very exciting and surprising

    The team are still celebrating after their sensational victory in the FA Cup.

  2. 2
    a sensational way of describing something makes it seem more exciting or shocking than it really is

    There has been much sensational reporting of the row in the tabloid press.

  3. 3
    informal very attractive, impressive, or good

    The singing was sensational!

    You look absolutely sensational in that dress!

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