Definition of Memento

1. Noun. A reminder of past events.

Exact synonyms: Souvenir
Generic synonyms: Reminder



Definition of Memento

1. n. A hint, suggestion, token, or memorial, to awaken memory; that which reminds or recalls to memory; a souvenir.

Definition of Memento

1. Noun. A keepsake; an object kept as a reminder of a place or event. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Memento

1. something that serves as a reminder of the past [n -TOS or -TOES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Memento

membres
membrification
membrum
membrum inferius
membrum superius
memcapacitance
memcapacitances
memcapacitive
memcapacitor
memcapacitors
meme
meme pool
memelike
memento (current term)
memento mori
mementoes
mementos
memeplex
memeplexes
memes
memetic
memetic algorithm
memetic engineering
memetics
memex
memimpedance
meminductive
meminductor

Literary usage of Memento

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1. The Works of Jeremy Bentham by Jeremy Bentham, John Bowring (1843)
"memento 1. Whatever be the art which, or in which, you think to invent, ... memento 2. Beware of intellectual servility. In other words, take reason not ..."

2. The Poems of William Dunbar by William Dunbar, Aeneas James George Mackay, George Powell McNeill (1893)
"memento, homo, quod cinis es ! Think, man, thow art bot erd and ass ! Lang heir to dwell na thing thow press, For as thow come sa sall thow pass, ..."

3. A Lawyer's Idle Hours: Sentiment-satire-humor-life-death-glory by C. Augustus Haviland (1902)
"Won't you give me, Katie darling, One memento I may keep, Won't you kiss me, pretty maiden, While the stars are all asleep ? Won't you give me, ..."

4. The Bannatyne Manuscript by Walter Scott, David Laing (1896)
"[memento, Homo, quod Cinis es!] memento, homo, quod cinis es! Think, man, thow art bot erd and afs! Lang heir to dwell na thing thow prefs, For as thow come ..."

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