retentiveness

Definitions of retentiveness
  1. noun
    the power of retaining liquid
    synonyms: retention, retentivity
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    types:
    urinary retention
    holding urine in the urinary bladder
    type of:
    impermeability, impermeableness
    the property of something that cannot be pervaded by a liquid
  2. noun
    the power of retaining and recalling past experience
    synonyms: memory, retention, retentivity
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    types:
    anamnesis, recollection, remembrance
    the ability to recall past occurrences
    type of:
    faculty, mental faculty, module
    one of the inherent cognitive or perceptual powers of the mind
  3. noun
    the property of retaining possessions that have been acquired
    synonyms: retentivity
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    type of:
    acquisitiveness
    strong desire to acquire and possess
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