mind's eye

noun
|Updated on: 31 May 2018

Definition of mind's eye

: the mental faculty of conceiving imaginary or recollected scenes
  • used her mind's eye to create the story's setting
; also : the mental picture so conceived

Examples of mind's eye in a Sentence

  1. there was a disturbing detail that he kept seeing in his mind's eye of the accident scene

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First Known Use of mind's eye

15th century

in the meaning defined above

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