Meaning of sensational

sen•sa•tion•al

Pronunciation: (sen-sā'shu-nl), [key]
— adj.
  1. producing or designed to produce a startling effect, strong reaction, intense interest, etc., esp. by exaggerated, superficial, or lurid elements: a sensational novel.
  2. extraordinarily good; conspicuously excellent; phenomenal: a sensational quarterback.
  3. of or pertaining to the senses or sensation.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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