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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.
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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 ?
CONTAINING THE MOST MEMORABLE TRANSACTIONS WHICH PASSED IN THE FAMILY OF MR ALLWORTHY, FROM THE TIME WHEN TOMMY JONES ARRIVED AT THE AGE OF FOURTEEN, TILL HE ATTAINED THE AGE OF NINETEEN.
Pickwick, though able to sustain a very considerable amount of exertion and fatigue, was not proof against such a combination of attacks as he had undergone on the memorable night, recorded in the last chapter.
Belleforet, Father Le Juge, and Corrozet affirm that it was picked up on the morrow, with great pomp, by the clergy of the quarter, and borne to the treasury of the church of Saint Opportune, where the sacristan, even as late as 1789, earned a tolerably handsome revenue out of the great miracle of the Statue of the Virgin at the corner of the Rue Mauconseil, which had, by its mere presence, on the memorable night between the sixth and seventh of January, 1482, exorcised the defunct Eustache Moubon, who, in order to play a trick on the devil, had at his death maliciously concealed his soul in his straw pallet.
It was already the beginning of June when on his return journey he drove into the birch forest where the gnarled old oak had made so strange and memorable an impression on him.
Some few days after this memorable meeting of the Gun Club, the manager of an English company announced, at the Baltimore theatre, the production of "Much ado about Nothing.
The morning, which is the most memorable season of the day, is the awakening hour.
I looked it over, and discovered this memorable entry among the obituary announcements of the day:
He shook hands with me, and pronounced the memorable words:
During that memorable month I basked in the happiness of being for once in my life drifting with the tide of a great popular movement.
It brought me a letter from my mother-in-law, which added one more to the memorable dates in my domestic calendar.
Such was the position of the tenant, and such were the arrangements of the interior of the cottage, on the memorable evening when Anne Silvester entered it as Geoffrey's wife.
However, the idea at the back is very different; but the story is mainly made memorable to me by the fact that it was my first contribution to "Blackwood's Magazine" and that it led to my personal acquaintance with Mr.