selective memory

Definition of selective memory

  1. :  the tendency to remember only what one wants to remember

Word by Word Definitions

selectiveplay
  1. :  of, relating to, or characterized by selection :  selecting or tending to select

    :  highly specific in activity or effect

memoryplay
  1. :  the power or process of reproducing or recalling what has been learned and retained especially through associative mechanisms

    :  the store of things learned and retained from an organism's activity or experience as evidenced by modification of structure or behavior or by recall and recognition

    :  commemorative remembrance


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