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Synonyms of sensationalism

Noun


1. sensationalism, message, content, subject matter, substance

usage: subject matter that is calculated to excite and please vulgar tastes

2. sensationalism, luridness, journalese

usage: the journalistic use of subject matter that appeals to vulgar tastes; "the tabloids relied on sensationalism to maintain their circulation"

3. sensualism, sensationalism, philosophical doctrine, philosophical theory

usage: (philosophy) the ethical doctrine that feeling is the only criterion for what is good

4. empiricism, empiricist philosophy, sensationalism, philosophical doctrine, philosophical theory

usage: (philosophy) the doctrine that knowledge derives from experience

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