"sensationalism" Definition

  1. n. The doctrine held by Condillac, and by some ascribed to Locke, that our ideas originate solely in sensation, and consist of sensations transformed; sensualism; -- opposed to intuitionalism, and rationalism.
  2. n. The practice or methods of sensational writing or speaking; as, the sensationalism of a novel.

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Position in dictionary: 89089 of 111710 words.
Word Type: n., n.,
Words that start with "sensationalism": 1
Words that end with "sensationalism": 1
Words that contain "sensationalism": 1
Next words in dictionary: sensationalist, sense, sensed, senseful, senseless
Previous words in dictionary: sensational, sensation, sensating, sensated, sensate

English Dictionary Definition of sensationalism

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