mental image

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Noun1.mental image - an iconic mental representationmental image - an iconic mental representation; "her imagination forced images upon her too awful to contemplate"
internal representation, mental representation, representation - a presentation to the mind in the form of an idea or image
imagination image, thought-image - a mental image produced by the imagination
memory image - a mental image of something previously experienced
visual image, visualisation, visualization - a mental image that is similar to a visual perception
mental picture, picture, impression - a clear and telling mental image; "he described his mental picture of his assailant"; "he had no clear picture of himself or his world"; "the events left a permanent impression in his mind"
auditory image - a mental image that is similar to an auditory perception
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Pierre repeated, and a mental image of his future activity in this direction rose in his mind.
He seemed continually to be trying to grasp some mental image which as constantly eluded him.
Another series of thoughts and mental images related to the life he longed to live now.
Fast and far as they had rattled and clattered along the iron track, they might just as well, as regarded Hepzibah's mental images, have been passing up and down Pyncheon Street.
Still, that her works stem from a mental image rather than a pictorial concept does not prevent them from finding their fulfillment in painting.
Not since Pat Butcher got hot and heavy in the car-lot with Patrick have I been subjected to a more ghastly mental image.
I can't think of a single picture - mental image or photograph - that can do that.
In my mental image from 1975, they remain stubbornly vast, because they occupied entirely and changed the world I knew.
I hadn't read the book so I wasn't burdened with my own mental image of what hack Jack Parlabane should look like and JamesQuite Ugly One Morning ITV, Sunday Nesbitt seemed to fit the bill nicely.
The object assembly task was the only one that required youngsters to form an ideal mental image of an entity and orient tangible items to reproduce it, the Irvine researcher argues.
In the 1956 film" Forbidden Planet," the long-extinct Krell civilization had left behind an amazing technology capable of materializing any mental image.
A computer programmer builds a mental image of a program as he or she reads it," he says.