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memorable

[mem-er-uh-buh l] /ˈmɛm ər ə bəl/
adjective
1.
worth remembering; notable:
a memorable speech.
2.
easily remembered.
Origin
late Middle English
1400-1450
1400-50; late Middle English < Latin memorābilis worth mentioning, equivalent to memorā(re) to mention + -bilis -ble
Related forms
memorability, memorableness, noun
memorably, adverb
unmemorable, adjective
Synonyms
1. noteworthy, impressive, celebrated.
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British Dictionary definitions for memorability

memorable

/ˈmɛmərəbəl; ˈmɛmrə-/
adjective
1.
worth remembering or easily remembered; noteworthy
Derived Forms
memorability, memorableness, noun
memorably, adverb
Word Origin
C15: from Latin memorābilis, from memorāre to recall, from memor mindful
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Word Origin and History for memorability
n.

1660s, from memorable + -ity.

memorable

adj.

mid-15c., from Middle French mémorable, from Latin memorabilis "that may be told; worthy of being remembered, remarkable," from memorare "to bring to mind," from memor "mindful of" (see memory). Related: Memorably.

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