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  • n. The quality or state of being memorable.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The quality or state of being memorable.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Memorableness.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the quality of being worth remembering

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Examples

  • "The important contributions that local women make (or have made) are not as visible nor sustained to have long-term memorability among the younger women interviewed in the survey," she said.

    TODAYonline

  • At its best, Ballard's work is a devastating and original contribution to architectural thought, articulating the often sinister impacts of our built environment with a sense of humor, and an aphoristic memorability, that is all too lacking in contemporary fiction and architectural criticism alike.

    Resilience Science

  • For one moment, it is the last moment, he starts aloft, or is flung aloft, even into clearness and a kind of memorability, -- to sink then for evermore!

    The French Revolution

  • Such information, when learned, can end up being fascinating, significant and empowering, but when first encountered, it just can't compete for memorability with a murderous chip shop owner wielding a broom.

    The power of mnemonics

  • Metrical and "free verse" rhythms create memorability, too.

    How Memorization Makes Words Live

  • The death of Jonathan in 2 Samuel "how are the mighty fallen, and the weapons of war perished" is one of a number of passages in which scholarship combined with literary skill to turn clunky and even tortured phraseology into paragraphs of clarity, memorability and – yes – majesty.

    The King James Bible reconsidered | David Edgar

  • This family will loom large for schoolchildren of the future, fat with memorability like Henry VIII.

    Victoria Coren: why I shall be up at dawn to watch the royal family in all its bizarre glory

  • His acting was great in it, but perhaps his memorability came from the fact that in the showhe was often caught masturbating.

    Josh Wolk's Pop Culture Club talks 'White Collar': Was it fun crime or punishment? | EW.com

  • The contribution made by the arranger to the success or memorability of a recording, is in many cases, undeniable.

    Elton John, the Beach Boys and the fine art of pop alchemy

  • With that in mind, I don't really care about memorability, so long as it moves me or changes the experience in some form.

    Music Sweet Music

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