- Psychology. the retentive basis or basic principle in a mind or organism accounting for memory.
- (initial capital letter) Classical Mythology. the Muse of memory, one of the original three Muses.
Origin of mneme
1910–15; < Greek mnḗmē memory; see mnemonic
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Examples from the Web for mneme
I refer the reader to what has been said concerning the mneme (Chapter I).
There is episteme, which is connected with stasis, as mneme is with meno.Cratylus
Semon also shows that the phenomena of regeneration in the embryo, as well as those of the adult, obey the law of the mneme.