mul·​ti·​sen·​so·​ry ˌməl-tē-ˈsen(t)-sə-rē How to pronounce multisensory (audio)
: relating to or involving several physiological senses
multisensory experiences

Examples of multisensory in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The goal: To see how a total solar eclipse affects wildlife, collecting multisensory recordings of how birds, animals and insects react to the moments of light, dark and every shade in between. USA TODAY, 30 Mar. 2024 The plan is for participants to submit not only written observations but also sound recordings, offering a multisensory perspective on how the eclipse influences various U.S. ecosystems. Cody Cottier, Discover Magazine, 19 Mar. 2024 So many other of these multisensory adventures, however, have been curtailed by practical realities. Chloe Schama, Vogue, 27 Feb. 2024 In an interview with a reporter, Daggett explained that the method is called multimodal, or multisensory instruction and explained more about it. Alec Johnson, Journal Sentinel, 16 Jan. 2024 One of this brain region’s many important functions is processing multisensory audiovisual input. Tom Hawking, Popular Science, 26 Oct. 2023 Those students could also be helped by having explicit, multisensory instruction in math. Jackie Mader, The Christian Science Monitor, 17 Oct. 2023 With their infinite possibilities and multisensory offerings, synths seem to hold a particular appeal to neurodivergent people. Zoë Beery, New York Times, 8 Dec. 2023 By seamlessly integrating training techniques into one’s daily cognitive routine, a gateway opens to enhanced memory, creative thinking and multisensory engagement. Mark Travers, Forbes, 30 Nov. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1912, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of multisensory was in 1912

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“Multisensory.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 12 Apr. 2024.

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