Definition of Auditory sensation
1. Noun. The subjective sensation of hearing something. "He strained to hear the faint sounds"
Generic synonyms: Aesthesis, Esthesis, Sensation, Sense Datum, Sense Experience, Sense Impression
Specialized synonyms: Euphony, Music, Music, Pure Tone, Tone, Dissonance, Noise, Racket, Dub
Derivative terms: Sound, Sound, Sound
Lexicographical Neighbors of Auditory Sensation
Literary usage of Auditory sensation
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Experimental Psychology: A Manual of Laboratory Practice by Edward Bradford Titchener, ( (1901)
"auditory sensation. — There are two classes of auditory sensations : simple tones and simple noises. Simple tones (i) are given by weakly sounding ..."
2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"IL Physiological Character» of auditory sensation.—1. under ordinary circumstances auditory sensations are referred to the outer world. ..."
3. A Text book of physiology by Michael Foster (1894)
"... a simultaneous stimulation of the apparatus by vibrations of all kinds, and cannot therefore experience an auditory sensation corresponding to the ..."
4. A Text-book of psychology by Edward Bradford Titchener (1910)
"We are not here concerned with their energy, since this has no influence upon the uality of auditory sensation. And we shall speak, not of wave-length, ..."
5. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"Physiological Characters of auditory sensation. ... An auditory sensation lasts a short time after the cessation of the exciting cause, so that a number of ..."