Many Japanese have memories of the Kobe quake in 1995, which killed 6,400.
Her memories of family life include summers camping out in a 10-man tent looking at the stars.
The summer of 1900 will live in the memories of New York people for many a cycle; the Dodge Statue was removed in that year.
SenseCam has been used by amnesiacs to provide cues to memories that would otherwise be inaccessible.
It's been a day since my Midnight memories road trip and I could barely remember enough about them to write the previous sentence.
Death, at, memories of former existences are reproduced, iv.
All along the pleasant way Sam entertained us with memories of the stream.
My memories swam like little fish that I snatched at, and sometimes they wriggled out of my grasp.
Then Durtal shook himself, and would repulse the assault of these memories.
The memories of the campaign of the next three months may be passed over, as having little connection with the family.
mid-13c., "recollection (of someone or something); awareness, consciousness," also "fame, renown, reputation," from Anglo-French memorie (Old French memoire, 11c., "mind, memory, remembrance; memorial, record") and directly from Latin memoria "memory, remembrance, faculty of remembering," noun of quality from memor "mindful, remembering," from PIE root *(s)mer- "to remember" (Sanskrit smarati "remembers," Avestan mimara "mindful;" Greek merimna "care, thought," mermeros "causing anxiety, mischievous, baneful;" Serbo-Croatian mariti "to care for;" Welsh marth "sadness, anxiety;" Old Norse Mimir, name of the giant who guards the Well of Wisdom; Old English gemimor "known," murnan "mourn, remember sorrowfully;" Dutch mijmeren "to ponder"). Meaning "faculty of remembering" is late 14c. in English.
I am grown old and my memory is not as active as it used to be. When I was younger I could remember anything, whether it had happened or not; but my faculties are decaying now and soon I shall be so I cannot remember any but the things that never happened. It is sad to go to pieces like this, but we all have to do it. [Mark Twain, "Autobiography"]Computer sense, "device which stores information," is from 1946. Related: Memories.
memory mem·o·ry (měm'ə-rē)
The mental faculty of retaining and recalling past experience based on the mental processes of learning, retention, recall, and recognition.
Persistent modification of behavior resulting from experience.
The capacity of a material, such as plastic or metal, to return to a previous shape after deformation.
The capability of the immune system to produce a specific secondary response to an antigen it has previously encountered.