hypermnesic
adjective see hypermnesia

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • hypermnesic — See hypermnesia. * * * …   Universalium

  • hypermnesic — adj. having an unusually excellent memory …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hypermnesic — hy·perm·ne·sic …   English syllables

  • hypermnesic — adjective see hypermnesia …   Useful english dictionary

  • hypermnesia — hypermnesic / nee sik, zik/, adj. /huy peuhrm nee zheuh/, n. the condition of having an unusually vivid or precise memory. [1880 90; HYPER + (A)MNESIA] * * * …   Universalium

  • hypermnesia — noun Etymology: New Latin, from hyper + mnesia (as in amnesia) Date: 1882 abnormally vivid or complete memory or recall of the past • hypermnesic adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • hypermnesia — 1. Extreme power of memory. 2. A capacity under hypnosis for immediate registration and precise recall of many more individual items than is thought possible under ordinary circumstances. Cf.:hypomnesia. [hyper + G. mneme, memory] * * *… …   Medical dictionary

  • hypermnesia — [hī΄pərm nē′zhə] n. [ModL: see HYPER & AMNESIA] abnormally sharp memory or vivid recall, seen in certain mental disorders hypermnesic [hī΄pərm nē′zik, hī΄pərm nē′sik] adj …   English World dictionary

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