memorable (adj.) mid-15c., from M.Fr. mémorable, from L. memorabilis "that may be told; worthy of being remembered, remarkable," from memorare "to bring to mind," from memor "mindful of" (see MEMORY (Cf. memory)). Related: Memorably.

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  • mémorable — [ memɔrabl ] adj. • XVe; lat. memorabilis ♦ Digne d être conservé dans la mémoire des hommes. ⇒ fameux, historique, inoubliable, remarquable. Événement, jour mémorable. « Dans ces mémorables séances où Mirabeau remuait l Assemblée » (Hugo). ●… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • memorable — Memorable. adj. de tout genre. Digne de memoire. Action memorable. chose memorable. journée memorable. fait memorable. il n a rien fait de memorable. les actes, les faits memorables. paroles memorables …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • memorable — adjetivo 1. (antepuesto / pospuesto) Que merece recordarse o conservarse en la memoria: suceso memorable. Aquélla fue una fecha memorable. Será difícil olvidar aquellos memorables acontecimientos …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • Memorable — Mem o*ra*ble, a. [L. memorabilis, fr. memorare to bring to remembrance, fr. memor mindful, remembering. See {Memory}, and cf. {Memorabilia}.] Worthy to be remembered; very important or remarkable. {Mem o*ra*ble*ness}, n. {Mem o*ra*bly}, adv.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • memorable — index famous, illustrious, important (significant), major, material (important), momentous, notable …   Law dictionary

  • memorable — *noteworthy, notable Analogous words: remembered, recollected, recalled (see REMEMBER): salient, remarkable, *noticeable, outstanding, striking, arresting: *exceptional …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • memorable — [adj] noteworthy, significant A 1*, big league*, bodacious, catchy, celebrated, critical, crucial, decisive, distinguished, doozie*, enduring, eventful, extraordinary, famous, great, heavy*, heavyweight*, historic, hot*, illustrious, important,… …   New thesaurus

  • memorable — et digne de memoire, Memorabilis, Memorandus …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • memorable — (Del lat. memorabĭlis). adj. Digno de memoria …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • memorable — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ worth remembering or easily remembered. DERIVATIVES memorably adverb …   English terms dictionary

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