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noun as in something wonderful or awe-inspiring

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It was a habit that had taken a mental toll on him by the time he became a global sensation with the weight of his brand and a company of dancers standing on his shoulders.

Bourne suggests writing down the events and thoughts that lead up to sensations of panic.

Just take life as it comes and enjoy the sensations of life as cats too.

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Created by television producer Craig Gilbert, “An American Family” was a sensation when it aired over 12 one-hour installments in 1973.

For a small group of people, sensations entangle themselves in baffling ways.

“The sensation these objects presented receded as their cost increased,” notes Rabinowitz.

Is there a more dreadful sensation than that of your stomach wringing itself out like a washcloth?

After failing to reach their targeted goal on crowdfunding sites, the café became a media sensation following a piece on Buzzfeed.

Q: What was your sensation when they were pouring water... what did you physically feel?

The lure and addiction of gaming—which went back to pinball, of course—became a sensation with Asteroids.

The sensation she had communicated to him then she communicated again, this time perhaps more strongly.

He brings out all their power, brilliancy and careering wildness, and makes the greatest sensation of them.

It would make a sensation, he thought; there was more than one generally accepted theory he had challenged or contradicted in it.

He soon experienced an unwonted sense of fatigue, then a drowsy sensation came over him.

Perhaps, like father, I am a snob at heart and liked the sensation of a sort of artistic alliance with the British aristocracy.


On this page you'll find 82 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to sensation, such as: emotion, impression, passion, sense, sensitivity, and awareness.

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