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syn·es·the·sia

also syn·aes·the·sia  (sĭn′ĭs-thē′zhə)
n.
1. 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.
2. A sensation felt in one part of the body as a result of stimulus applied to another, as in referred pain.
3. The description of one kind of sense impression by using words that normally describe another.

syn′es·thet′ic (-thĕt′ĭk) adj.
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Adj.1.synesthetic - relating to or experiencing synesthesia; involving more than one sense; "synesthetic response to music"; "synesthetic metaphor"
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The experience is at once aesthetic and synesthetic.
Crane provides a new synesthetic color field with his sensual language.
It represents the more synesthetic and, by their nature, abstract aspects of fiction writing, which is precisely what I imagine gets lost in the more overt process of adaptation.
It should be noted that a few adjustments were made in the application of that model, such as stimulating phonemic awareness (especially syllabic segmentation) in order to decrease the phonological processes of omission and stimulating phonetic aspects at the beginning of each session in which a new target sound was introduced (with synesthetic tactile clues and, particularly, the use of vocalization prompts).
However, aside from the failure of Western critics to understand the play's broad political significance, their reviews did not also consider what David Coplan terms the "principle of synesthetic interconnection" that defines some aspects of the nature of African performances as well as the ritual connotation under which the aesthetic elements of uMabatha is particularly subordinated.
Instead it reads like a series of synesthetic impressions linked together by moments of brief character work.
All of D'Annunzio's novels are rich in the evocation of sights, scents and sound, and one that stands out for its complex synesthetic content is his second novel in the Romanzi della Rosa trilogy, L'innocente (originally published in 1892).
His experience of it is full to the point of being almost overwhelming; when Daniel hears music, he has the synesthetic experience of seeing color.
The method of Synesthetic Design offers a comprehensive, systematic concept for the optimization of multi-sensory design work [2].
A limited number of case studies explored synesthetic associations with English phonemes in an attempt to optimise EFL pronunciation teaching (Mompean-Guillamon, 2013, 2015; Wrembel, 2010).
Though influenced by the performative poetics of John Cage and by the Fluxus ethos, Mac Low's Vocabularies, Drawing-Asymmetries, and Gatbas uniquely merge poetry, music, and visual art in an almost synesthetic manner.
There's a strong element of just the sort of escapism one feels at an airport that runs throughout the album, from the synesthetic graphics of 'Off the Hook' to the saltwater abandon of 'Strong Ones'.