long memory

noun

: the ability to remember things that happened long ago
elderly people with long memories

Examples of long memory in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web One of his granddaughters, Amanda Mustard, turned into a talented photojournalist and filmmaker with a long memory. Chris Vognar, Rolling Stone, 5 Dec. 2023 The good news for Scherzer is that while baseball may have a long memory for players accused of using performance-enhancing drugs, pitchers caught doctoring baseballs have typically walked away without long-term consequences. Benjamin Hoffman, New York Times, 21 Apr. 2023 Enter Email Sign Up No one needs a long memory to recall the 34-year-old Marchand’s past playoff incidents. Matt Porter, BostonGlobe.com, 22 Apr. 2023 Tennessee Representative Andy Ogles is learning the hard way that the internet has a long memory, as people called him out for an old Instagram post showing his infant son holding a gun. Tori Otten, The New Republic, 29 Mar. 2023 This idea, though, makes some women’s basketball advocates with a long memory cringe. Billy Witz, New York Times, 29 Mar. 2023

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“Long memory.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/long%20memory. Accessed 2 Mar. 2024.

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