[ UK /sɛnsˈe‍ɪʃənəlˌɪst/ ]
[ US /sɛnˈseɪʃənəɫɪst/ ]
  1. someone who uses exaggerated or lurid material in order to gain public attention
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How To Use sensationalist In A Sentence

  • Immersed in her ample lap, her adoring voice broadcasting stereophonically through her bosoms, I absorbed the sensationalistic stories and lush illustrations of baby Moses in his basket, later parting the very Red Sea. The Full Feed from
  • Studies in English were produced either by apologists, sensationalists or conspiracy theorists.
  • Rituals of transgression, sensationalist violation and titillating naughtiness became the stock-in-trade of popular news reporting in the late nineteenth century.
  • Amid the scads of sensationalist shows on the network hiding under the guise of "educational" television, "All American Muslim" actually has one of the greatest opportunities to truly educate that TLC has. Christian Piatt: All-American Muslims, Meet Un-Christ-Like Christians
  • I was disappointed, however, by the sensationalist way the story was presented.
  • There is the obvious concern of turning the victim's story into a sensationalist work.
  • Now I was being asked to coanchor a newsmagazine that aired mostly sensationalistic stories, scandals, and amazing videos. Make Your Life Prime Time
  • The media are the media and the immutable fact is that they will only publish sensationalistic material.
  • Pushing to excess casualty stories and other travails of military conflict are many plebeian sensationalists who fail to place such issues in proper perspective.
  • The "Shit Blows Up" fun of Jack's rampaging could even be quite validly deemed escapist; it's just that I try to subvert the consolation subtly within the episodes or through their relationships with the rest of the text, to seduce the reader into engaging with reality even when the fantasy is at its most sensationalist. Essay Rant Thingy
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