sensation


sensation
01. If you take a lot of vitamin B, you will feel a [sensation] of warmth rush to your head.
02. Floating on the lake is such a pleasant [sensation], like lying on a cloud.
03. After the firecracker went off in his hand, Stu lost all [sensation] in his fingers for about 5 minutes.
04. Eating the plant may cause a temporary loss of [sensation] in the lips and mouth.
05. The movie has caused a real [sensation] in the film world, with people either hating it or loving it.
06. Ben Johnson's win in the 100 meters in Seoul was a [sensational] victory which quickly became an equally [sensational] disgrace when it was discovered he had used steroids.
07. The tabloids always use [sensational] headlines to attract attention.
08. Carlos Santana's [sensational] new CD has drawn rave reviews from all over.
09. Radio personality Howard Stern is known for his shameless [sensationalism] in which he will say absolutely anything to get attention.
10. [Sensationalist] photos of car accidents and murder victims generally provoke both outrage and fascination.
11. The television media always [sensationalizes] every story in order to attract viewers.
12. The first time I jumped out of an airplane, I didn't actually have the [sensation] that I was falling; it just felt really windy.
13. Talking about her popular talkshow, Oprah Winfrey once said, "I'm a truth seeker. That's what I do every day on the show - put out the truth. Some people don't like it, they call it [sensational], but I say life is [sensational]."
14. Novelist Vladimir Nabokov once suggested that knowing you'll have something good to read before bed is among the most pleasurable of [sensations].
15. Try Chewy-Chocolate cookies; they're a new taste [sensation].
16. NASA specialists recently made the [sensational] statement that great quantities of ice had been detected about three feet deep under the surface of the planet Mars.
17. Many books and films have [sensationalized] voodoo as black magic based on animal and human sacrifices to summon zombies and evil spirits.
18. Perception and [sensation] allow us to create our immediate experience of the environment around us.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

Synonyms:
(without perception or a reference to any object that causes the feeling), , / ,


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