Synonyms of sensational in English:

sensational


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adjective

1‘a sensational murder trial’

SYNONYMS
amazing, startling, astonishing, staggering, shocking, appalling, horrifying, scandalous
stirring, exciting, thrilling, electrifying
fascinating, interesting, notable, noteworthy, important, significant, remarkable, momentous, historic, newsworthy
North American informal buzzworthy
ANTONYMS

run-of-the-mill

2‘the newspapers ran sensational stories about kids indulging in drugs’

SYNONYMS
overdramatized, dramatic, melodramatic, exaggerated, overripe, sensationalist, sensationalistic, graphic, explicit, unrestrained, lurid
rubbishy, trashy, cheap, tasteless, kitschy, yellow, pulp, garish, full-frontal
informal shock-horror, tacky, juicy
North American informal whiz-bang
ANTONYMS

dull, understated

3‘she looked sensational in her new evening dress’

SYNONYMS
gorgeous, stunning, wonderful, exquisite, lovely, magnificent, dazzling, amazing, radiant, delightful, charming, enchanting, entrancing, captivating, bewitching
striking, spectacular, remarkable, outstanding, impressive, memorable, unforgettable, unique, arresting, eye-catching
marvellous, superb, excellent, exceptional, fine, superlative, formidable, first-class, first-rate, virtuoso, skilful, masterful, masterly
informal great, terrific, tremendous, super, fantastic, stupendous, stellar, fabulous, fab, heavenly, divine, drop-dead gorgeous, knockout, delectable, scrumptious, ace, A1, mean, awesome, amazeballs, magic, bad, wicked, out of this world, unreal, supercalifragilisticexpialidocious
British informal brilliant, brill, smashing
North American informal neat, babelicious, bodacious
Australian informal bonzer
British informal, dated wizard, spiffing, ripping, topping, champion, capital, top-hole
North American informal, dated swell, keen
vulgar slang shit-hot
ANTONYMS

ordinary, unremarkable