Definition of synaesthesis
: harmony of different or opposing impulses produced by a work of art synaesthesis of thought and feeling in philosophical poetry synaesthesis of anxiety and calmness in a tragedy — compare synesthesia
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Origin and Etymology of synaesthesis
Greek synaisthēsis joint sensation, joint perception, from the stem of synaisthanesthai to perceive simultaneously, to share in perception (from syn- + aisthanesthai to perceive) + -sis
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