from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th 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.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Alternative spelling of synaesthesia.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See synæsthesia.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a sensation that normally occurs in one sense modality occurs when another modality is stimulated


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