Synonyms for Sensational:


cool (adjective)
neat, dandy, swell, nifty.
dazzling (adjective)
stunning, flashy, splendid.
dramatic (adjective)
startling, Theatric, histrionic, Histrionical, theatrical, striking.
exaggerated (adjective)
excellent (adjective)
cool, super.
exceptional (adjective)
excellent, notable, wonderful, noteworthy, miraculous, phenomenal, outstanding, peculiar, Wonderous, superior, fabulous, outlandish, remarkable, unprecedented, fantastic, striking, extraordinary, novel, exceptional, unusual, marvelous, exotic.
exciting (adjective)
interesting, appealing, thrilling, showy.
fantastic (adjective)
great, superb.
far-out (adjective)
excellent, cool, super, wonderful, groovy.
noticeable (adjective)
ostentatious (adjective)
flamboyant, dashing, formal, grandiloquent, grandiose, fussy, histrionic, vain, flagrant, Flaunting, pompous, boastful, blatant, dramatic, garish, forced, stilted, exhibitionistic, snazzy, showy, flashy, gaudy, ostentatious, jaunty, flourishing, splashy, ornate, opulent, shameless, rakish, affected.
pert (adjective)
sensational (adjective)
astonishing, fabulous, dramatic, eloquent, marvelous, shocking, divine, excessive, melodramatic, moving, stimulating, incredible, glorious, keen, spectacular, impressive, surprising, thrilling, emotional, arresting, stirring, lurid, sensationalistic, remarkable, outstanding, exciting, exceptional.


compelling, fast, alive, exhilarating, eventful, enthralling. beguiling, sensitive, body, captivating, knockout, delightful, adorable, lovely, sensual, sensuous, awareness, nice-looking, appealing, eye-catching. style, excite, surprise, overstate, magnify, melodramatic, spectacular, glorify, talk up, theatrical, Theatric, overplay, exaggerate, inflate, play up, idealize, dignify, Histrionical. divine, groovy, ripping, superb, dandy, super, neat, hot, nifty, cool, tremendous, dreamy, great, fantastical, terrific, swell, glorious, good, keen, splendid. fascinating (noun)
exciting, moving, stirring, superb, spectacular, incredible, eloquent, interesting, astonishing, thrilling, surprising.
melodramatic (noun)
exaggerated, emotional, startling, stimulating, excessive.
sensational (noun)
lurid, shocking, impressive, sensationalistic, arresting, stunning, yellow, screaming, sensory, scandalmongering.

Other synonyms:

exaggerated, nifty, startling, surprising, astonishing, ripping, groovy. yellow, sensuous, Theatric, Histrionical. sensitive, incredible, theatrical, tremendous, sensual. dandy, dreamy. glorious, great. splendid, divine, surprise, cool, terrific, keen, neat, hot. fantastical. artificial
Other relevant words:
exciting, superb, eloquent, incredible, stirring, splendid, great, theatrical, interesting, fantastical, dandy, Histrionical, sensory, scandalmongering, emotional, ripping, impressive, astonishing, startling, melodramatic, hot, sensitive, arresting, surprising, Theatric, stimulating, screaming, terrific, dreamy, sensationalistic, awareness, cool, lurid, swell, thrilling, super, spectacular, excessive, shocking, sensual, tremendous, groovy, moving, good, beguiling, yellow, neat, keen, glorious, nifty, exaggerated, divine, stunning, lovely, sensuous.

Usage examples for sensational

  1. It's worth more to me to know that the situation was in my own hands than it is to play the sensational role of more sinned against than usual. – Star-Dust A Story of an American Girl by Fannie Hurst
  2. " Oh, but it is so sensational – Samantha at the St. Louis Exposition by Marietta Holley
  3. After the first sensational extra, the newspapers had said but little of Helen's and Frank's indictment. – 32 Caliber by Donald McGibeny