Sensationalize in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Sensationalize

to embellish or play up news or an action

Examples of Sensationalize in a sentence

No one wanted to sensationalize the teen’s bad behavior because it might result in younger kids admiring the teen’s actions.  🔊

The media will sometimes sensationalize violence by airing violent criminals on television in an attractive way.  🔊

People believe that the movie Pretty Woman did sensationalize prostitution because it portrayed Julia Roberts’ character as glamorous.  🔊

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