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But the most remarkable thing through life was his memory, and its wonderful combination of retentiveness and readiness.

A stiff clayey soil offers a good example of the disadvantage of over-retentiveness.

This gives what may be called the quality of native retentiveness to the individual.

Not only was he possessed of a bright, quick mind, but wonderful retentiveness of memory.

In John Leyden an unconquerable perseverance was united to remarkable native genius, and a memory of singular retentiveness.

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On this page you'll find 32 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to retentiveness, such as: consciousness, mind, recollection, remembrance, thought, and anamnesis.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.