mind's eye

noun

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

there was a disturbing detail that he kept seeing in his mind's eye of the accident scene
Recent Examples on the Web In my mind's eye, and in my father's absence, Sidney epitomized what a man should be: unflappable and courageous, eloquent and proud, charming and handsome. Chelsey Sanchez, Harper's BAZAAR, 13 Jan. 2022 Picture a calm and peaceful spot in your mind's eye and fill it with specific objects, colors and sounds. Sandee Lamotte, CNN, 13 Mar. 2022 In my mind's eye, and in my father's absence, Sidney epitomized what a man should be: unflappable and courageous, eloquent and proud, charming and handsome. Chelsey Sanchez, Harper's BAZAAR, 13 Jan. 2022 In my mind's eye, and in my father's absence, Sidney epitomized what a man should be: unflappable and courageous, eloquent and proud, charming and handsome. Chelsey Sanchez, Harper's BAZAAR, 13 Jan. 2022 In my mind's eye, and in my father's absence, Sidney epitomized what a man should be: unflappable and courageous, eloquent and proud, charming and handsome. Chelsey Sanchez, Harper's BAZAAR, 13 Jan. 2022 In my mind's eye, and in my father's absence, Sidney epitomized what a man should be: unflappable and courageous, eloquent and proud, charming and handsome. Chelsey Sanchez, Harper's BAZAAR, 13 Jan. 2022 In my mind's eye, and in my father's absence, Sidney epitomized what a man should be: unflappable and courageous, eloquent and proud, charming and handsome. Chelsey Sanchez, Harper's BAZAAR, 13 Jan. 2022 In my mind's eye, and in my father's absence, Sidney epitomized what a man should be: unflappable and courageous, eloquent and proud, charming and handsome. Chelsey Sanchez, Harper's BAZAAR, 13 Jan. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of mind's eye

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Mind's eye.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mind%27s%20eye. Accessed 16 Aug. 2022.

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