Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
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Word of the Day 05/16/20 Hypermnesia

Hypermnesia (noun)
hypermnesia [ hahy-perm-nee-zhuh ]


noun
1. the condition of having an unusually vivid or precise memory.

OTHER WORDS FROM HYPERMNESIA
hy·perm·ne·sic [‐nee-sik, ‐zik] , adjective

Origin: First recorded in 1880–90; hyper- + (a)mnesia

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB FOR HYPERMNESIA
If the personal memory be over-excited, exalt, we have hypermnesia.
METAPSYCHICAL PHENOMENA|J. MAXWELL

The hypermnesia of the dream and the resort to infantile material have become main supports in our theory.
DREAM PSYCHOLOGY|SIGMUND FREUD

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