retentiveness

Definitions of retentiveness
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n the power of retaining liquid

Synonyms:
retention, retentivity
Types:
urinary retention
holding urine in the urinary bladder
Type of:
impermeability, impermeableness
the property of something that cannot be pervaded by a liquid

n the power of retaining and recalling past experience

Synonyms:
memory, retention, retentivity
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

n the property of retaining possessions that have been acquired

Synonyms:
retentivity
Type of:
acquisitiveness
strong desire to acquire and possess

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