Synaesthetic adjectives

“According to the Oxford English Dictionary, ‘sharp’ applied first to touch, then subsequently to taste (ca. 1000), visual shape (1340), and hearing (1390)”. Lawrence E. Marks, 1978, p. 190.

Marks, L. E. (1978). The unity of the senses: Interrelations among the modalities. New York, NY: Academic Press.



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