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Evocation of a particular state of mind resulting from the recurrence of one of the elements that made up the original experience.
[Middle English redintegracion, from Latin redintegrātiō, redintegrātiōn-, from redintegrātus, past participle of redintegrāre, to make whole again : re-, red-, re- + integer, whole, entire; see integer.]
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1. the act or process of making whole again; renewal
2. (Psychology) psychol the process of responding to a part of a situation in the same manner as one has responded to the whole situation, as in the case of a souvenir reminding one of a holiday
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red•in•te•gra•tion(rɛdˌɪn tɪˈgreɪ ʃən, rɪˌdɪn-)
1. the act or process of redintegrating.
a. the recalling of an entire memory from a partial cue.
b. the repeating of the response to a complex stimulus on experiencing a part of the stimulus.
[1425–75; < Latin]
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