alt. sp. of synesthesia
Variant of synesthesia
- (neurology, psychology) A neurological or psychological phenomenon whereby a particular sensory stimulus triggers a second kind of sensation.
- 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.
- A literary or artistic device whereby one kind of sensation is described in the terms of another.
- (in neurology, psychology): chromesthesia
From Ancient Greek ÏƒÏÎ½ (sun, “with") + Î±á¼´ÏƒÎ¸Î·ÏƒÎ¹Ï‚ (aisthÄ“sis, “sensation"), modeled after anaesthesia.