synaesthetic

synaesthesia

[sin-is-thee-zhuh, -zhee-uh, -zee-uh]
noun

synaesthetic [sin-is-thet-ik] , adjective
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synaesthesia or synesthesia (ˌsɪniːsˈθiːzɪə)
 
n
1.  physiol a sensation experienced in a part of the body other than the part stimulated
2.  psychol the subjective sensation of a sense other than the one being stimulated. For example, a sound may evoke sensations of colour
 
[from New Latin, from syn- + -esthesia, from Greek aisthēsis sensation]
 
synesthesia or synesthesia
 
n
 
[from New Latin, from syn- + -esthesia, from Greek aisthēsis sensation]
 
synaesthetic or synesthesia
 
adj
 
synesthetic or synesthesia
 
adj

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synaesthesia
"sensation in one part of the body produced by stimulus in another," 1891, from Mod.L., from Gk. syn- "together" + stem aisthe- "to feel, perceive." Also of the senses.
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