memorable


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mem·o·ra·ble

 (mĕm′ər-ə-bəl)
adj.
Worth being remembered or noted; remarkable: "One afternoon ... something memorable occurred, all the more stunning because it was so accidental, and unexpected, and embarrassing" (Willie Morris).

[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin memorābilis, from memorāre, to bring to remembrance, from memor, mindful; see (s)mer- in Indo-European roots.]

mem′o·ra·bil′i·ty n.
mem′o·ra·bly adv.

memorable

(ˈmɛmərəbəl; ˈmɛmrə-)
adj
worth remembering or easily remembered; noteworthy
[C15: from Latin memorābilis, from memorāre to recall, from memor mindful]
ˌmemoraˈbility, ˈmemorableness n
ˈmemorably adv

mem•o•ra•ble

(ˈmɛm ər ə bəl)

adj.
1. worth remembering; notable: a memorable speech.
2. easily remembered.
[1400–50; < Latin memorābilis worth mentioning =memorā(re) to mention + -bilis -ble]
mem`o•ra•bil′i•ty, mem′o•ra•ble•ness, n.
mem′o•ra•bly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Translations
جَدير بالذِّكْر
památný
mindeværdig
emlékezetes
eftirminnilegur
įsimintinas
neaizmirstams
nepozaben

memorable

[ˈmemərəbl] ADJmemorable

memorable

[ˈmɛmərəbəl] adjmémorable

memorable

adjunvergesslich; (= important)denkwürdig; on one memorable occasion he/she …unvergesslich bleibt, wie er/sie einmal; the play was not at all memorabledas Stück kann man vergessen

memorable

[ˈmɛmrəbl] adj (day) → memorabile; (beauty) → notevole

memorable

(ˈmemərəbl) adjective
worthy of being remembered. a memorable event.
References in classic literature ?
Seldom except in books do the dying utter memorable words, see visions, or depart with beatified countenances, and those who have sped many parting souls know that to most the end comes as naturally and simply as sleep.
There is something memorable in the experience to be had by going into a fair ground that stands at the edge of a Middle Western town on a night after the annual fair has been held.
Most of the memorable events I have myself been exercised in; and, for the satisfaction of the public, will briefly relate the circumstances of my adventures, and scenes of life, from my first movement to this country until this day.
It had sometimes seemed to her that she had never been quite herself since that memorable night when she had slipped out of their sleeping-cabin, and stood alone in the gracious and commanding presence of the woods and hills.
Planted deep, in the town's earliest infancy and childhood, by these two earnest and energetic men, the race has ever since subsisted here; always, too, in respectability; never, so far as I have known, disgraced by a single unworthy member; but seldom or never, on the other hand, after the first two generations, performing any memorable deed, or so much as putting forward a claim to public notice.
There was a small book, which had been given to Topsy by Eva, containing a single verse of Scripture, arranged for every day in the year, and in a paper the curl of hair that she had given her on that memorable day when she had taken her last farewell.
Such is the true version of the most memorable private conflict of the age.
But never mind, it was sufficient unto itself, the grand occasion had moved on an ascending scale from the start, and was a noble and memorable success.
She threw herself wholeheartedly on her niece's side when it became a question between a crimson or a brown linsey-woolsey dress, and went through a memorable struggle with her sister concerning the purchase of a red bird for Rebecca's black felt hat.
Ruggles was then very deeply engaged in the memorable ~Darg~ case, as well as at- tending to a number of other fugitive slaves, devis- ing ways and means for their successful escape; and, though watched and hemmed in on almost every side, he seemed to be more than a match for his enemies.
The high downs which invited them from almost every window of the cottage to seek the exquisite enjoyment of air on their summits, were a happy alternative when the dirt of the valleys beneath shut up their superior beauties; and towards one of these hills did Marianne and Margaret one memorable morning direct their steps, attracted by the partial sunshine of a showery sky, and unable longer to bear the confinement which the settled rain of the two preceding days had occasioned.
Such was the characteristic of Helen's discourse on that, to me, memorable evening; her spirit seemed hastening to live within a very brief span as much as many live during a protracted existence.