American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A condition in which one type of stimulation evokes the sensation of another, as when the hearing of a sound produces the visualization of a color.
- n. A sensation felt in one part of the body as a result of stimulus applied to another, as in referred pain.
- n. The description of one kind of sense impression by using words that normally describe another.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See synæsthesia.
- n. alternative spelling of synaesthesia.
- n. a sensation that normally occurs in one sense modality occurs when another modality is stimulated
“The stimulation of one sense by another sense is called synesthesia, from the Greek syn (together) and aisthanesthai (perceive).”
“Your mileage may vary; please consult your doctor to see if synesthesia is right for you. bj Says:”
“They don't need me (beyond my participation in synesthesia research, as a subject).”
“I've come across the word synesthesia a few times this week but I'm not sure it covers it.”
“If synesthesia is part of your normal state of consciousness, LSD and other psychedelics are likely to result in temporary loss of synesthesia.”
“Hi there, really enjoyed reading your blog, im really interested in synesthesia and find it incredibly intriguing.”
“Currently, synesthesia is something likely to be gotten wrong.”
“By presenting standardized procedures for testing and comparing subjects, this endeavor hopes to speed scientific progress in synesthesia research.”
“The condition of synesthesia is interesting in that there are lots of twisted sensory descriptions like "the horrible smell of purple" and "the ring of the telephone feeling like burlap.”
“This powerful cross-sensory phenomenon is known as synesthesia.”
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