Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
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Word of the Day 02/21/21 Eidetic

Eidetic (adjective)
eidetic [ ahy-det-ik ]


adjective
1. of, relating to, or constituting visual imagery vividly experienced and readily reproducible with great accuracy and in great detail.
2. of or relating to eidos.

OTHER WORDS FROM EIDETIC
non·ei·det·ic, adjective

Origin: 1920–25; < Greek eidētikós, equivalent to eîd(os) eidos + -ētikos-etic

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB FOR EIDETIC
His eidetic memory went to work, conjuring an image of a large-scale map he had once studied.
THE SENSITIVE MAN|POUL WILLIAM ANDERSON

The Past Police were noted for their impersonations, and most of them had eidetic memories.
A KNYGHT THER WAS|ROBERT F. YOUNG

We know that they have eidetic memories, and that they can reason on an extremely high level.
ASSASSIN|JESSE FRANKLIN BONE

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