mind's eye


noun

the hypothetical site of visual recollection or imagination: In her mind's eye she saw the city as it had been in Caesar's time.

Nearby words

  1. mind over matter,
  2. mind reader,
  3. mind reading,
  4. mind the store,
  5. mind your p's and q's,
  6. mind-altering,
  7. mind-bending,
  8. mind-blowing,
  9. mind-body,
  10. mind-body problem

Origin of mind's eye

late Middle English word dating back to 1375–1425

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British Dictionary definitions for mind's eye

mind's eye

noun

the visual memory or the imagination
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