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Synonyms and Antonyms of memory

  1. 1 the power or process of recalling what has been previously learned or experienced <a photographic memory makes taking tests entirely too easy> Synonyms mind, recollection, remembrance, reminiscence Related Words hypermnesia, total recall; contemplation, meditation, musing, reflection, retrospection, thinking; awareness, cognizance, consciousness; apprehension, comprehension, grasp, grip, perception, understanding Near Antonyms amnesia, repression; forgetfulness

  2. 2 a particular act or instance of recalling or the thing remembered <I have only the vaguest memory of the family vacation we took the year I turned three> Synonyms anamnesis, recall, recollection, remembrance, reminiscence Related Words flashback; memento, memorial, reminder, souvenir, token; association

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