sensationalist

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Etymology[edit]

sensational +‎ -ist.

Adjective[edit]

sensationalist (comparative more sensationalist, superlative most sensationalist)

  1. Sensationalistic; tending to sensationalize; characterized by sensationalism (the use of exaggerated or lurid material in order to gain public attention).
    It was a sensationalist newspaper, even by tabloid standards.

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Noun[edit]

sensationalist (plural sensationalists)

  1. One who indulges in sensational behavior or action
  2. One who believes or espouses sensationalism