acouasm

[uh-koo-az-uh m, ak-oo-az-]

Origin of acouasm

< Greek ákou(sma) something heard (akous-, stem of akoúein to hear + -ma resultative noun suffix) + -asm as in enthusiasm, orgasm, etc.
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