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.
But on that high ground, which I will not dispute, you, like anyone else in such circumstances, you must have made for yourself a representation of that exceptional friend, a mental image of him, and--please tell me--you were not disappointed?
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.
That mental image of a bunch of crumbs locked in a scrum is just plain dumb.
Moreover, tests have shown that it's difficult to generate a mental image if one's eyes are prevented from moving.
To answer this question, the student must form a mental image of tone and timing that expresses the emotion suggested by the score.
Jones, suggested the wings be separate and operated with rods, Japanese puppet-style, did Weiss see his mental image materialize.
The only winners are the Vegan Society, who'll be seeing a rise in members thanks to a mental image that causes an immediate loss of appetite for a meat feast.
Generations of kids have grown up with the mental image of Humpty Dumpty lying shattered to smithereens and surrounded by bewildered looking kings' men (whatever they are
It's clear from what you say that this man is very keen on you and there's a fair chance he's already made a pretty good mental image of what you'd look like naked.