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.

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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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