English Edit

Etymology Edit

sensation +‎ -al

Adjective Edit

sensational (comparative more sensational, superlative most sensational)

  1. Of or pertaining to sensation.
    sensational nerves
  2. Piquing or arousing the senses.
  3. Provoking a reaction of interest or excitement.
  4. Exceptionally great.
    • 2011 October 1, Saj Chowdhury, “Wolverhampton 1 - 2 Newcastle”, in BBC Sport[1]:
      Young Dutch keeper Tim Krul saw his value rocket up with a sensational display.

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