Save This Word!
autonomous sensory meridian response: a sensory phenomenon that occurs in response to low-volume audio stimuli, comprising a tingling sensation in the scalp, and sometimes including the neck or the back along the spine, along with a trancelike state of deep relaxation.
a genre of audio or video recording featuring gentle whispers, crinkling paper, tapping fingers, or buzzing sounds that are intended to elicit a pleasurable or relaxing autonomous sensory meridian response: I go to sleep every night listening to ASMR now.
CAN YOU ANSWER THESE COMMON GRAMMAR DEBATES?
There are grammar debates that never die; and the ones highlighted in the questions in this quiz are sure to rile everyone up once again. Do you know how to answer the questions that cause some of the greatest grammar debates?
Question 1 of 7
Which sentence is correct?
Origin of ASMR
First recorded in 2010–15; by abbreviation
Words nearby ASMR
ASM, as many, Asmara, ASME, Asmodeus, ASMR, as much, as much as, Asn, Asnières, a snowball's chance in hell
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023
How to use ASMR in a sentence
When I needed to learn how to perform an ASMR clip, it was her uploads that I looked to for inspiration.
ASMR artists use words and sounds to create a soothing image.
Sure ASMR clips can put you to sleep and help stave off insomnia, maybe even get rid of that nasty headache you've had for days.
Maria, who uploads to YouTube as Gentle Whispering, is considered one of the top ASMR artists.