adjective Etymology: Greek eidētikos of a form, from eidos form — more at wise Date: circa 1924 marked by or involving extraordinarily accurate and vivid recall especially of visual images <
an eidetic memory
eidetically adverb

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • eidetic — EIDÉTIC, Ă, eidetici, ce, adj 1. Care ţine de eidetism. 2. (psih.) Care provine din imaginaţie. [pr.: e i ] – Din fr. eidétique. Trimis de LauraGellner, 10.06.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  eidétic adj.m. (sil. e i ), pl. eidétici; f. sg …   Dicționar Român

  • eidetic — index distinct (clear) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • eidetic — pertaining to the faculty of projecting images, 1924, from Ger. eidetisch, coined by German psychologist Erich Jaensch (1883 1940), from Gk. eidetikos pertaining to images, also pertaining to knowledge, from eidesis knowledge, from eidos form,… …   Etymology dictionary

  • eidetic — [ī det′ik] adj. [Gr eidētikos, constituting a figure < eidos, what is seen, shape: see OID] designating or of mental images that are unusually vivid and almost photographically exact eidetically adv …   English World dictionary

  • eidetic — adjective /aɪˈdɛtɪk/ Pertaining to a memory or mental image of perfect clarity, as though actually visible; or to a person able to see such memories. ‘Funny that I should remember it? I have an eidetic memory for numbers, cant help it …   Wiktionary

  • eidetic — 1. Relating to the power of visualization of and memory for objects previously seen which reaches its height in children aged 8 to 10. 2. A person possessing this power to a high degree. [G. eidon, saw (aorist of verb)] * * * ei·det·ic ī det ik… …   Medical dictionary

  • eidetic — ei•det•ic [[t]aɪˈdɛt ɪk[/t]] adj. pertaining to or constituting visual impressions recalled vividly and readily reproducible with great accuracy: eidetic imagery[/ex] • Etymology: 1920–25; < Gk eidētikós, der. of eîd(os) form, shape …   From formal English to slang

  • eidetic — adj. & n. adj. Psychol. (of a mental image) having unusual vividness and detail, as if actually visible. n. a person able to see eidetic images. Derivatives: eidetically adv. Etymology: G eidetisch f. Gk eidetikos f. eidos form …   Useful english dictionary

  • eidetic — /uy det ik/, adj. 1. of, pertaining to, or constituting visual imagery vividly experienced and readily reproducible with great accuracy and in great detail. 2. of or pertaining to eidos. [1920 25; < Gk eidetikós, equiv. to eîd(os) EIDOS + etikos… …   Universalium

  • eidètic — ei|dè|tic Mot Pla Adjectiu variable …   Diccionari Català-Català

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