Synonyms for remembrance

Grammar : Noun
Spell : ri-mem-bruhns
Phonetic Transcription : rɪˈmɛm brəns

Top 10 synonyms for remembrance Other synonyms for the word remembrance

Définition of remembrance

Origin :
  • c.1300, "a memory, recollection," from Old French remembrance (11c.), from remembrer (see remember). From late 14c. as "consideration, reflection; present consciousness of a past event; store of personal experiences available to recollection, capacity to recall the past." Also late 14c. as "memento, keepsake, souvenir," and "a commemoration, remembering, ritual of commemoration." Meaning "faculty of memory, capability of remembering" is early 15c.
  • British Remembrance Day, the Sunday nearest Nov. 11 (originally in memory of the dead of World War I) is attested from 1921. A remembrancer (early 15c.) was a royal official of the Exchequer tasked with recording and collecting debts due to the Crown; hence also, figuratively "Death" (late 15c.).
  • noun memory, recollection
  • noun gift, testimonial
Example sentences :
  • You were our only child; named Artaminta, in remembrance of my mother.
  • Extract from : « Philothea » by Lydia Maria Child
  • When you return, you will find a trifling token of remembrance for yourself and Philothea.
  • Extract from : « Philothea » by Lydia Maria Child
  • The mighty man of Kittery has a double claim to remembrance.
  • Extract from : « Biographical Sketches » by Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • Old people have a remembrance of a foot of snow which lasted for a week.
  • Extract from : « Scientific American Supplement, No. 433, April 19, 1884 » by Various
  • He spoke of his mother, he really threatened his father by the remembrance of the dead.
  • Extract from : « The Dream » by Emile Zola
  • That cottage was drawn with an exactness that proved how fresh it was in her remembrance.
  • Extract from : « Tales And Novels, Volume 3 (of 10) » by Maria Edgeworth
  • I never will revive the remembrance of what is now so painful to me.
  • Extract from : « Clarissa, Volume 2 (of 9) » by Samuel Richardson
  • I'll not ask you, with your remembrance of my house and all belonging to it, whether you believe it.
  • Extract from : « Little Dorrit » by Charles Dickens
  • Mr Meagles called only one remembrance to his aid, that really did him good.
  • Extract from : « Little Dorrit » by Charles Dickens
  • The remembrance of my young beloved one gave me courage again.
  • Extract from : « My Double Life » by Sarah Bernhardt

Antonyms for remembrance

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