Definition of synesis in English:

synesis

noun

  • Grammatical agreement within a clause of one element with another according to the meaning of the latter rather than its morphological form.

Origin

Early 18th century. From post-classical Latin synesis from ancient Greek σύνεσις (Attic ξύνεσις) understanding, intelligence, in medieval Greek also as a grammatical term from συνιέναι to understand + -σις.

Pronunciation

synesis

/ˈsɪnɪsɪs/