Definition of Mnemonist

1. Noun. An expert in the use of mnemonics; someone able to perform unusual feats of memory.

Generic synonyms: Expert
Derivative terms: Mnemonics



Definition of Mnemonist

1. Noun. someone able to perform feats of memory, especially by utilizing mnemonic techniques ¹

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Literary usage of Mnemonist

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1. "Loisette" Exposed: (Marcus Dwight Larrowe, Alias Silas Holmes, Alias by George S. Fellows, Marcus Dwight Larrowe (1888)
"... a mnemonist has ruined his own memory, for one of the things his associations utterly failed to recall, for the reasons stated above, was his own name. ..."

2. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1890)
"Also mnemonic. mnemonist (në'mô-nist), «. [< mnemon(ic) + -/.vi.] One versed in the science of mnemonics; one who practises the art of memory. ..."

3. The Future of General Adult Books and Reading in America by Jennison, Peter S. (1896)
"the name of the veteran mnemonist, Dr. Edward Pick. In 1861, the Rev. JH Bacon published his "Guide to Memory," which in 1890 passed into its third edition. ..."

4. Greek Thinkers: A History of Ancient Philosophy by Theodor Gomperz (1905)
"... after a few scornful references to the unexampled many-sidedness of the sophist, who was shoemaker as well as poet, tailor as well as mnemonist (Vol. ..."

5. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1813)
"... relatives for interment, by remembering the order in which they sat at the feast, every mnemonist has endeavoured to form an uncomplicated arrangement ..."

6. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1813)
"... every mnemonist has endeavoured to form an uncomplicated arrangement of places, which has been effected by the ingenuity of the present Professor. ..."

7. The European Journals of William Maclure by William Maclure, John S. Doskey (1988)
"... was a mnemonist (memory expert) who was born at Baden about 1765. He visited Paris in 1806 and delivered public lectures on local and symbolic memory, ..."

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