/ sen5seIFn; sZn`seFEn/ n
(a) [C] feeling in one's body resulting from sth that happens or is done to it 感觉; 感受: a sensation of warmth, dizziness, falling 温暖﹑ 眩晕﹑ 下降的感觉 * Massage produces wonderful sensations. 按摩可产生舒适的感觉. (b) [C] general awareness or impression not caused by anything that can be seen or defined 下意识的感觉: I had the sensation that I was being watched. 我觉得有人监视着我. (c) [U] ability to feel through the sense of touch 知觉; 触觉: lose all sensation in one's legs 腿部完全失去知觉 * Some sensation is coming back to my arm. 我的胳膊逐渐恢复一些知觉.
[C, U] state of great surprise, excitement, interest, etc among many people 轰动; 群情激动: The news caused a great sensation. 这个消息十分轰动. * (derog 贬) Sensation-seeking newspapers tried to cash in on her misery. 专登危言耸听内容的报纸竭力渲染她的苦境来卖钱.
> sensational / -FEnl; -FEnl/ adj
1 (a) causing a sensation(2) 轰动的; 群情激动的: a sensational crime, victory, etc 骇人听闻的罪案﹑ 轰轰烈烈的胜利. (b) (derog 贬) trying to cause a sensation(2) 耸人听闻的: a sensational newspaper, writer 刊登耸动视听消息的报纸﹑ 写耸人听闻内容的作家.
2 (infml 口) extraordinarily good; wonderful 极好的; 绝妙的: You look sensational in that dress. 你穿着那件连衣裙漂亮极了. * That music is sensational! 这段乐曲太优美了! sensationalism/ -FEnElIzEm; -FEnl9IzEm/ n [U] (derog 贬) deliberate use of shocking words, scandalous stories, etc in order to produce a sensation(2) 为耸动视听而使用的词语﹑ 描绘的丑事等: Avoid sensationalism in reporting crime.报道罪案时要避免使用耸动视听的手段. * the sensationalism of the popular press 为大众服务的新闻界所使用的耸动视听的做法. sensationalist / -FEnElIst; -FEnlIst/ n. sensationalize, -ise / -FEnElaIz; -FEnE9laIz/ v [Tn] (derog 贬) treat (sth) in a way that is likely to cause public excitement 用耸动视听的方法处理（某事物）: a sensationalized account of a squalid crime 用耸人听闻的方式描绘的卑劣罪行. sensationally / -FEnElI;-FEnlI/ adv: Newspapers reported the incident sensationally, making it appear worse than it really was. 报纸大肆渲染这件事, 描述得更不像话.