Definition of unsensational in English:

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Pronunciation: /ʌnsɛnˈseɪʃ(ə)n(ə)l/


Not sensational or seeking to provoke interest or excitement at the expense of accuracy: a painstaking, unsensational account of poverty in this period
More example sentences
  • She gives a doggedly unsensational account of rampant, abusive teens in a company town fallen on hard times.
  • I certainly feel very strongly that it was genuinely in the public interest and equally strongly that it was done in a very unsensational way.
  • The contradiction in this case is that Gilligan's bombshell was initially reported in such a dozy, unsensational manner, with all those ‘erms’ and the infamous ‘probably’.



Example sentences
  • The latter's a saga that's all the more harrowing for being so unsensationally told; Sides knows enough to let the details speak for themselves.
  • To plod through the diaries is to plod through life with them - slowly, quietly and unsensationally.
  • Litvin writes quietly, unsensationally and he knows that nothing in this world is very nice.

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