Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In psychology, a reproduced sensation of color regularly accompanying the arousal of sensation in certain other sense departments, especially in that of hearing: the commonest form of synæsthesia.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Psycol.) A luminous image or appearance of a hallucinatory character.

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  • noun psychology A luminous appearance, image or subjective perception of a hallucinatory nature.
  • noun The color that a synesthete may report seeing in association with a particular letter or number

Etymologies

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From the stem of Ancient Greek φῶς ("light") + -ism.

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