a memory of a past event that has been recalled after having been forgotten or repressed for a long time.Compare false-memory syndrome.
Words nearby recovered memory
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British Dictionary definitions for recovered memory
the alleged recollection of traumatic events from childhood by a person undergoing psychotherapySee also false memory syndrome
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