the condition of having an unusually vivid or precise memory.
Origin of hypermnesia
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psychol an unusually good ability to remember, found in some mental disorders and possibly in hypnosis
Word Origin for hypermnesia
C20: New Latin, from hyper- + -mnesia, formed on the model of amnesia
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Exceptionally exact or vivid memory, especially as associated with certain mental illnesses.
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