Definitions

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  • n. One who, or that which, causes to be remembered.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who, or that which, causes to be remembered.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who remembers or brings to memory; a remembrancer.
  • n. One who has a retentive memory.

Etymologies

See memorize. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • John Frederick Walker functions as a "memorist," with his soul rooted in centuries past, as he begins his tour de force examination of the history of ivory, humankind's lust for this exquisite treasure, and the demise of the elephant and human decency in the process of this unholy quest.

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  • STORY PROJECTS outdated objects that, at one point, were completely essential to your life? six-word memorist) examines all of the "everyday apparatuses, ideas, and behaviors that are quickly disappearing-or have already left the building."

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  • Promoted to Headline (H2) on 3/31/09: Elephants and Ivory: A Tale of Human Greed Exposed yahooBuzzArticleHeadline = 'Elephants and Ivory: A Tale of Human Greed Exposed'; yahooBuzzArticleSummary = 'Article: John Frederick Walker functions as a "memorist," with his soul rooted in centuries past, as he begins his tour de force examination of the history of ivory, humankind\'s lust for this exquisite treasure, and the demise of the elephant and human decency in the process of this unholy quest.'

    Elephants and Ivory: A Tale of Human Greed Exposed

  • (4 comments) John Frederick Walker functions as a "memorist," with his soul rooted in centuries past, as he begins his tour de force examination of the history of ivory, humankind's lust for this exquisite treasure, and the demise of the elephant and human decency in the process of this unholy quest.

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  • The other reader with me was Elizabeth Di Grazia, a memorist, who writes primarily about raising two adopted children as a lesbian mom.

    Day in the Life of an Idiot

  • January 29, 2006 6: 08 PM bibliobibuli said ... visitor - yes, indeed walker - i think you're right ... and i wonder if there's any memorist alive who didn't embellish and embroider and reshape their story ...

    Oprah Chops Frey into a Million Little Pieces (Fries Him in Hot Oil)

  • But in any event, the memorist must be true to significant facts.

    natinski Diary Entry

  • Simonides, and conscience the punctual memorist within us, yet trust not to thy remembrance in things which need phylacteries.

    Christian Morals

  • Waltham, in Essex, they soon fell into a discourse and commendation of his great memory; to which he replied, "'T is true, gentlemen, that fame has given me the report of a memorist, and if you please, I will give you an experiment of it."

    Good Thoughts in Bad Times and Other Papers.

  • I doubt that pretty much every historian, every contemporary observer, every diarist, writer, memorist, and journalist writing about the Nazi era was or is guilty of a

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