after-impression love



from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A sensation which persists after the stimulus that originally caused it is withdrawn.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Any sensation that persists after the stimulus has ceased.


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  • "Diary of a Mad Old Man left me with a strong after-impression, and the sense that the film I wanted to write would be concerned with some of these ideas."

    GreenCine Daily: Weekend shorts, fests, etc.

  • It is likely, however, that Drayton's expressions are not to be taken literally; and that his meaning merely was, that the story of Lucrece had lately been revived, and brought upon the stage of the world: if this opinion be correct, the stanza we have quoted above contains a clear allusion to Shakespeare's _Lucrece_; and a question then presents itself, why Drayton entirely omitted it in the after-impression of his _Matilda_.

    Notes and Queries, Number 02, November 10, 1849

  • The malt really dominates, both in the first taste and the after-impression, with some very slight sweetness and a bit of nutty aromas. - Local News


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