- 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 mnemic
For it is in the seed that these factors must be, whether they be mnemic or physical.Science and Morals and Other Essays
Bertram Coghill Alan Windle
Accordingly your recollection is an instance of what we are calling "mnemic phenomena."
It is therefore a mnemic phenomenon according to our definition.
Habit, memory and thought are all developments of mnemic causation.
Before going further, it will be well to give illustrations of different classes of mnemic phenomena.