Definition of Synaesthesia

1. Noun. A sensation that normally occurs in one sense modality occurs when another modality is stimulated.

Exact synonyms: Synesthesia
Generic synonyms: Aesthesis, Esthesis, Sensation, Sense Datum, Sense Experience, Sense Impression
Specialized synonyms: Chromaesthesia, Chromesthesia
Derivative terms: Synaesthetic, Synesthetic



Definition of Synaesthesia

1. Noun. (neurology psychology) A neurological or psychological phenomenon whereby a particular sensory stimulus triggers a second kind of sensation. ¹

2. Noun. The association of one sensory perception with, or description of it in terms of, another, unlike, perception that is not experienced at the same time. ¹

3. Noun. A literary or artistic device whereby one kind of sensation is described in the terms of another. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Synaesthesia

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Synaesthesia

symptomlessly
symptomlessness
symptomlike
symptomological
symptomologies
symptomology
symptoms
symptotic
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syn-
synadelphite
synaereses
synaeresis
synaeretic
synaestheses
synaesthesia (current term)
synaesthesias
synaesthesis
synaesthete
synaesthetes
synaesthetic
synagog
synagogal
synagogical
synagogs
synagogue
synagogues
synalepha
synalephas
synallagmatic

Literary usage of Synaesthesia

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The American Journal of Psychology by Edward Bradford ( Titchener, Granville Stanley Hall (1922)
"INTRODUCTION Although a vast amount of literature on synaesthesia has accumulated ... 'See RH Wheeler, The synaesthesia of a Blind Subject, Univ. of Ore. ..."

2. A Text-book of Psychology by Edward Bradford Titchener (1909)
"synaesthesia. — Every sensory stimulus of moderate intensity arouses a ... The phenomena of synaesthesia, as it is called, are scattered over the whole ..."

3. A Text-book of Psychology by Edward Bradford Titchener (1909)
"synaesthesia. — Every sensory stimulus of moderate intensity arouses a ... The phenomena of synaesthesia, as it is called, are scattered over the whole ..."

4. A Text-book of psychology by Edward Bradford Titchener (1910)
"synaesthesia. — Every sensory stimulus of moderate intensity arouses a ... The phenomena of synaesthesia, as it is called, are scattered over the whole ..."

5. The American Journal of Psychology by Edward Bradford ( Titchener, Granville Stanley Hall (1922)
"INTRODUCTION Although a vast amount of literature on synaesthesia has accumulated ... 'See RH Wheeler, The synaesthesia of a Blind Subject, Univ. of Ore. ..."

6. A Text-book of Psychology by Edward Bradford Titchener (1909)
"synaesthesia. — Every sensory stimulus of moderate intensity arouses a ... The phenomena of synaesthesia, as it is called, are scattered over the whole ..."

7. A Text-book of Psychology by Edward Bradford Titchener (1909)
"synaesthesia. — Every sensory stimulus of moderate intensity arouses a ... The phenomena of synaesthesia, as it is called, are scattered over the whole ..."

8. A Text-book of psychology by Edward Bradford Titchener (1910)
"synaesthesia. — Every sensory stimulus of moderate intensity arouses a ... The phenomena of synaesthesia, as it is called, are scattered over the whole ..."

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