PHONISM By N., Sam M.S. - 34 noun. a type of synesthesia wherein a sense of hearing is impacted via another sense, that being, by something which is viewed, tasted, felt, or smelled. PHONISM: "Matt's case of phonism has only worsened over the years." Related Psychology Terms LYSERGIC ACID (LSD) Ethics and Legal Course: Landmark Legal Case ADOLESCENCE (Theories) CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY READING DISABILITY (Paralexia, Dyslexia) LEGAL PSYCHIATRY (Forensic Psychiatry) HEARING (AUDITION) SYNESTHESIA (literally, “feeling to- gether”) NEUROTIC DEPRESSIVE REACTION (Reactive Depression) ARISTOTLE (384-322 B.C.) Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "PHONISM," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/phonism/ (accessed September 24, 2022).