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Synonyms

memory

noun

something that you remember

recall

noun

the ability to remember something

recollection

noun

the ability to remember something that has happened

short-term memory

noun

the part of your memory that remembers recent events or things that you only need to know for a short period of time

long-term memory

noun

the part of your memory that remembers things that happened a long time ago

nostalgia

noun

thoughts about happy times in your past, often mixed with the wish to be back in the past

flood

noun

a flood of memories or feelings is a lot of strong memories or feelings that suddenly affect you

flashback

noun

a very clear memory of something unpleasant or painful that happened in the past

photographic memory

noun

the ability to remember all the details you see

déjà vu

noun

the feeling that you are having exactly the same experience as one you have had before

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a blast from the past

someone you knew or something that existed in the past, that suddenly appears again or that you are reminded of again

association

noun

a memory or feeling that is connected with a particular place, event etc

blur

noun

something such as a thought or memory that is not very clear in your mind

commemoration

noun

something intended to honour and remember an important person or event

memory

noun

the fact that people remember a particular person or event

memory

noun

the ability to remember things

recollection

noun

a memory of something

remembrance

noun

a way of showing respect for someone who has died or for an important event

remembrance

noun

formal a memory of a person or an event

retention

noun

the ability to remember ideas or facts

retrospection

noun

formal the action of remembering or thinking about things that happened to you in the past

store

noun

a large amount of something that is kept in your memory

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to manipulate someone psychologically so that they begin to question their own perceptions and memories

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Dunning-Kruger effect

the phenomenon by which an incompetent person is too incompetent to understand his own incompetence

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