[ sin-is-thee-zhuh, -zhee-uh, -zee-uh ]
/ ˌsɪn ɪsˈθi ʒə, -ʒi ə, -zi ə /
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THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?
Did you ever collect all those state quarters? Put them to good use on this quiz about curious state monikers and the facts around them.
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Mississippi’s nickname comes from the magnificent trees that grow there. What is it?
OTHER WORDS FROM synaesthesiasyn·aes·thet·ic [sin-is-thet-ik], /ˌsɪn ɪsˈθɛt ɪk/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for synaesthesia
/ (ˌsɪniːsˈθiːzɪə) /
physiol a sensation experienced in a part of the body other than the part stimulated
psychol the subjective sensation of a sense other than the one being stimulated. For example, a sound may evoke sensations of colour
Derived forms of synaesthesiasynaesthetic or US synesthetic (ˌsɪniːsˈθɛtɪk), adjective
Word Origin for synaesthesia
from New Latin, from syn- + -esthesia, from Greek aisthēsis sensation
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