photism


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photism

(ˈfəʊtɪzəm)
n
(Psychology) psychol a sensation, vision or hallucination of light or colour caused by stimulus of a sense other than vision
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photism

chromesthesia.
See also: Perception
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Its first consequence is that, through installing the photism at the heart of the phoneme, "cinaesthetic" representation suspends the ancient Aristotelian philosophical contract between mind and voice.
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By the end of the novel, Shangguan Jintong appears to contract another illness: photism. In his case, breasts of different shapes and colors fill his entire visual space, floating and flying, and finally combining into a huge breast towering aloft between heaven and earth.