sensationalistic

[ sen-sey-shuh-nl-iz-uh m ]SEE DEFINITION OF sensationalistic
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It tends to put the same emphasis upon the external and sensationalistic aspects of human experience.

There are at least three serious defects of sensationalistic empiricism as an educational philosophy of knowledge.

WORD ORIGIN

1846 in philosophy, "theory that sensation is the only source of knowledge;" 1865, of journalism that aims to excite the feelings, from sensational + -ism.

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