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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.memorably - in a memorable mannermemorably - in a memorable manner; "Horowitz could play Chopin memorably"
unmemorably - in an unmemorable manner


[ˈmemərəblɪ] ADVmemorablemente


advbemerkenswert; she sang memorablyihr Gesang war unvergesslich
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