Definitions

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  • adjective Not sensational

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective not of such character as to arouse intense interest, curiosity, or emotional reaction

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Examples

  • Chevalier takes a sensational figure (and Mary Anning was a real celebrity in her own day) and focuses on the quiet, unsensational part of the story.

    Remarkable Creatures: Summary and book reviews of Remarkable Creatures by Tracy Chevalier.

  • Indeed, one striking aspect of the film is the unsensational tone.

    A Casualty of War Is Released at Last

  • From my review: "The author's interest, one feels, is not so much the way in which the mystery is solved, but the nature of fate and self-fulfilling prophecy ....... once the case begins to bite, THE GLASS DEVIL becomes a focused, bleak tale about evil stripped down to its basics, portrayed with this author's unflinching yet unsensational style."

    Reading

  • From my review: "The author's interest, one feels, is not so much the way in which the mystery is solved, but the nature of fate and self-fulfilling prophecy ....... once the case begins to bite, THE GLASS DEVIL becomes a focused, bleak tale about evil stripped down to its basics, portrayed with this author's unflinching yet unsensational style."

    August 2008

  • From my review: "The author's interest, one feels, is not so much the way in which the mystery is solved, but the nature of fate and self-fulfilling prophecy ....... once the case begins to bite, THE GLASS DEVIL becomes a focused, bleak tale about evil stripped down to its basics, portrayed with this author's unflinching yet unsensational style."

    Sunday Salon: August reviews

  • But in the end they don't leave their readers with the correct, if unsensational, impression, which is that men and women's minds are highly similar.

    How different are the brains of women and men? Not much.

  • And while the Sestak question is legal, technical, and unsensational, the effects of the ocean gusher are immediate, photographic and sensational.

    The Sestak story hasn’t gone away

  • But in the end they don't leave their readers with the correct, if unsensational, impression, which is that men and women's minds are highly similar.

    Archive 2008-07-01

  • It seems that only 74,000 people tuned in for the finale when it aired on Starz, giving the show a rather unsensational 0.0 rating ouch.

    Of comedy, the good, the bad and the crazy

  • From my review: "The author's interest, one feels, is not so much the way in which the mystery is solved, but the nature of fate and self-fulfilling prophecy ....... once the case begins to bite, THE GLASS DEVIL becomes a focused, bleak tale about evil stripped down to its basics, portrayed with this author's unflinching yet unsensational style."

    Sunday Salon: August reviews

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