September 11th, 2021

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Word of the Day 09/11/21 Memoriter

Memoriter (adverb, adjective)
memoriter [ muh-mawr-i-ter, -ter, -mohr- ]


adverb
1. by heart; by memory.

adjective
2. involving or requiring memorization: the memoriter aspects of a college course.

Origin: First recorded in 1605–15; from Latin, equivalent to memori- (stem of memor “mindful of, remembering” ) + -ter adverb suffix

HOW TO USE MEMORITER IN A SENTENCE
The Druids on the continent never committed their mysteries to writing, but taught their pupils memoriter.
MYSTICISM AND ITS RESULTS|JOHN DELAFIELD

This he attributed partly to his habit of repeating them memoriter.
SERMONS OF CHRISTMAS EVANS|JOSEPH CROSS

The great objection to memoriter speaking is that it limits and handicaps the speaker.
SUCCESSFUL METHODS OF PUBLIC SPEAKING|GRENVILLE KLEISER

Et quicunque haec verba non scripta sed memoriter tradita recitat nunquam dolebit vento ventre.
THE STATION; THE PARTY FIGHT AND FUNERAL; THE LOUGH DERG PILGRIM|WILLIAM CARLETON

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