from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Psychology Evocation of a particular state of mind resulting from the recurrence of one of the elements that made up the original experience.
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- n. Restoration to a whole or sound state.
- n. Restoration of a mixture to its former nature and state.
- n. The reinstatement of a memory upon the presentation of a stimulus element that was a part of the stimulus complex that had aroused the event.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Restoration to a whole or sound state; renewal; renovation.
- n. Restoration of a mixed body or matter to its former nature and state.
- n. The law that objects which have been previously combined as part of a single mental state tend to recall or suggest one another; -- adopted by many philosophers to explain the phenomena of the association of ideas.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act or process of redintegrating; recombination, restoration, or reconstruction; restoration to a whole or sound state.
- n. In chem., the restoration of any mixed body or matter to its former nature and constitution.
- n. In psychology, the law that those elements which have previously been combined as parts of a single mental state tend to recall or suggest one another—a term adopted by many psychologists to express phenomena of mental association.
The disintegration of mental forms and their redintegration is the life of the imagination.
It even appears that in the two instances there is rather an antagonism since heightened memory comes near to the ideal law of total redintegration, which is, as we know, a hindrance to invention.
The exasperations of the war, and the still more acrimonious exasperations of the period of the political reconstruction and of the organization of northern missions at the South, gendered strifes that still delay the redintegration which is so visibly future of both of these divided denominations.
When I read the story of her redintegration I began to realize something of the wonderful recuperative powers of the human soul.
IF I dwell at some length on the story of my ancestry and my childhood it is for the purpose of setting forth the elements of weakness and of strength which were inherent in my character and which, combined with the circumstance of my life, brought about my social bankruptcy and made possible my spiritual redintegration.
Emancipation – civilization – redintegration of a great nation,
St. Paulinus in one of his letters refers to the redintegration of the Cross, i.e. that it never grew smaller in size, no matter how many pieces were detached from it.
We may say that there were two dangers which constantly impended over the Roman Empire from its inauguration by Augustus to its redintegration by Diocletian -- a
He says that this suture insures the redintegration of the nerve much better.
The like is true of the breakdown and redintegration of devout ritual after such a revulsion.