in one's mind's eye
Definition of in one's mind's eye
: in one's imagination or memory I can still see the old playground in my mind's eye.
Word by Word Definitions
: recollection, memory
: the element or complex (see 1complex 1) of elements in an individual that feels, perceives, thinks, wills, and especially reasons
: the conscious mental events and capabilities in an organism
: to attend to closely
: a specialized light-sensitive sensory structure of animals that in nearly all vertebrates, most arthropods, and some mollusks is the image-forming organ of sight
: the nearly spherical usually paired hollow organ of sight in vertebrates that is filled with a jellylike material, is lined with a photosensitive retina, and is lodged in a bony orbit in the skull
: all the visible structures within and surrounding the orbit and including eyelids, eyelashes, and eyebrows
: to fix the eyes on : look at
: contemplate, consider
: to watch or study closely
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