mnemonic
[ mal-uh-prop-iz-uhm ]
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Part of Speech adjective
Origin + Etymology
Mid 18th century; Greek via medieval Latin from Greek mnēmonikos, from mnēmōn ‘mindful’.
Synonyms
  • evocative
  • implicative
Antonyms
  • forgetful
  • oblivious
Definition
assisting or intended to assist the memory.
Example
Creating an acronym for the subjects you're studying is an excellent mnemonic device.
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