- Anatomy, Physiology. pertaining to hearing, to the sense of hearing, or to the organs of hearing.
- perceived through or resulting from the sense of hearing: auditory hallucinations.
- an assembly of hearers; audience.
- an auditorium, especially the nave of a church.
Origin of auditory
Examples from the Web for auditory
Contemporary Examples of auditory
The lawyer claims that Hernandez has suffered from visual as well as auditory hallucinations.Etan Patz: Painfully Obvious Evidence
May 26, 2012
Historical Examples of auditory
Is there any use in inventing epigrams for such an auditory?
Of that I am as certain as one can be of an auditory impression.The Shadow World
Of these the "visual" and the "auditory" are most important.The Story of the Mind
James Mark Baldwin
We wish to extend our enquiries from the auditory to the optic nerve.Fragments of science, V. 1-2
Mr. Cooper said he could not control the feelings of the auditory.A Sketch of the Life of the late Henry Cooper
- of or relating to hearing, the sense of hearing, or the organs of hearing
Word Origin for auditory
1570s, from Latin auditorius "pertaining to hearing," from auditor "hearer" (see auditor).
- Of or relating to hearing, the organs of hearing, or the sense of hearing.
- Relating to or involving the organs or sense of hearing.