Complete Definition of "eidetic"

English
Etymology
From Greek ειδητικος, from εἴδος ‘form’.

Pronunciation
IPA: /aɪˈdɛtɪk/

Adjective
en-adj

  1. Pertaining to a memory or mental image of perfect clarity, as though actually visible; or to a person able to see such memories.

#:*1979: ‘Funny that I should remember it? I have an eidetic memory for numbers, can't help it. — Kyril Bonfiglioli, After You with the Pistol (Penguin 2001, p. 276)
#:*1993: Eidetic images are pictures in the head. They are internal images that have the full force of conventional vision, but which are retained solely in the mind of the eidetiker. — Will Self, My Idea of Fun

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Revision and Credits for"eidetic"
  • 2007-10-17 21:30 - SemperBlotto - Reverted edits by [[Special:Contributions/76.17.193.38|76.17.193.38]] ([[User_talk:76.17.193.38|Talk]]); changed back to last version by [[User:Interwicket|Interwicket]]

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