screen memory

noun

Definition of screen memory

  1. :  a recollection of early childhood that may be falsely recalled or magnified in importance and that masks another memory of deep emotional significance

1923

First Known Use of screen memory

1923


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screen memory

noun

Medical Definition of screen memory

  1. :  a recollection of early childhood that may be falsely recalled or magnified in importance and that masks another memory of deep emotional significance


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