designating or of mental images that are unusually vivid and almost photographically exact
Origin of eideticClassical Greek eid?tikos, constituting a figure ; from eidos, what is seen, shape: see -oid
Of, relating to, or marked by extraordinarily detailed and vivid recall of visual images.
Origin of eideticGerman eidetisch, from Greek eidos, form; see weid- in Indo-European roots.
(comparative more eidetic, superlative most eidetic)
- Pertaining to a memory or mental image of perfect clarity, as though actually visible; or to a person able to see such memories.
From German eidetisch, from Ancient Greek εἰδητικός (eidetikos), from εἶδος (eidos, “form”).