producing or designed to produce a startling effect, strong reaction, intense interest, etc., especially by exaggerated, superficial, or lurid elements:
a sensational novel.
extraordinarily good; conspicuously excellent; phenomenal:
a sensational quarterback.
of or relating to the senses or sensation.
causing or intended to cause intense feelings, esp of curiosity, horror, etc: sensational disclosures in the press
(informal) extremely good: a sensational skater
of or relating to the faculty of sensation
(philosophy) of or relating to sensationalism
[sen-sey-shuh-niz-uh m] /sɛnˈseɪ ʃəˌnɪz əm/ noun 1. a theory of psychology maintaining that experience consists solely of sensations.
noun 1. any of the faculties, as sight, hearing, smell, taste, or touch, by which humans and animals perceive stimuli originating from outside or inside the body: My sense of smell tells me that dinner is ready. 2. these faculties collectively. 3. their operation or function; sensation. 4. a feeling or perception produced through the […]
noun 1. a novel (1811) by Jane Austen.
noun 1. Also called sensum. Psychology. the basic unit of an experience resulting from the stimulation of a sense organ; a stimulus or an object of perception or sensation. 2. Epistemology. datum (def 3). noun 1. (philosophy) a sensation detached both from any information it may convey and from its putative source in the external […]