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1. muscle

noun. ['ˈmʌsəl'] one of the contractile organs of the body.

Synonyms

  • smooth muscle
  • sphincter muscle
  • muscle cell
  • musculus
  • anatomical sphincter
  • skeletal muscle
  • ocular muscle
  • involuntary muscle
  • muscle fibre
  • sphincter
  • striated muscle
  • contractile organ
  • levator
  • antagonistic muscle
  • contractor
  • supinator
  • rectus
  • tensor
  • pronator
  • muscle fiber

Antonyms

  • medulla
  • cortex
  • lightness
  • weak part

Etymology

  • muscle (French)
  • musculus (Latin)

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2. memory

noun. ['ˈmɛmɝi'] something that is remembered.

Synonyms

  • screen memory
  • recollection
  • mental representation
  • reminiscence
  • memory trace
  • representation
  • internal representation
  • engram

Antonyms

  • separation
  • incoherence
  • disconnectedness
  • stranger

Etymology

  • memorie (Anglo-Norman)

3. memory

noun. ['ˈmɛmɝi'] the cognitive processes whereby past experience is remembered.

Synonyms

  • recall
  • basic cognitive process
  • STM
  • connection
  • immediate memory
  • LTM
  • connexion
  • retrospection
  • recognition
  • identification
  • recollection
  • reminiscence
  • association
  • retrieval
  • short-term memory
  • working memory
  • long-term memory

Antonyms

  • unrelatedness
  • irrelevance
  • unconnectedness
  • unconnected

Etymology

  • memorie (Anglo-Norman)

4. memory

noun. ['ˈmɛmɝi'] the power of retaining and recalling past experience.

Synonyms

  • anamnesis
  • retentiveness
  • recollection
  • retention
  • remembrance
  • mental faculty
  • retentivity
  • faculty

Antonyms

  • forget
  • give
  • issue
  • inattention

Etymology

  • memorie (Anglo-Norman)

5. memory

noun. ['ˈmɛmɝi'] an electronic memory device.

Synonyms

  • information processing system
  • volatile storage
  • fixed storage
  • storage device
  • virtual memory
  • computer storage
  • read-only storage
  • computing machine
  • electronic computer
  • computer hardware
  • data processor
  • computer
  • real storage
  • memory board
  • virtual storage
  • ROM
  • register
  • store
  • scratchpad
  • computer memory
  • hardware
  • nonvolatile storage
  • computing device
  • memory device
  • storage
  • non-volatile storage

Antonyms

  • software
  • non-volatile storage
  • nonvolatile storage
  • contraindicate

Etymology

  • memorie (Anglo-Norman)

6. muscle

noun. ['ˈmʌsəl'] animal tissue consisting predominantly of contractile cells.

Synonyms

  • striated muscle tissue
  • muscular tissue
  • heart muscle
  • smooth muscle
  • muscle system
  • cardiac muscle
  • muscular structure
  • animal tissue

Antonyms

  • easy
  • comfortable
  • nonviolent
  • good

Etymology

  • muscle (French)
  • musculus (Latin)

7. muscle

noun. ['ˈmʌsəl'] a bully employed as a thug or bodyguard.

Synonyms

  • yob
  • hooligan
  • tough
  • bully
  • ruffian
  • muscleman
  • roughneck
  • yobbo
  • yobo

Antonyms

  • unsoundness
  • vulnerability
  • rugged
  • liability

Etymology

  • muscle (French)
  • musculus (Latin)

8. muscle

noun. ['ˈmʌsəl'] authority or power or force (especially when used in a coercive way).

Synonyms

  • say-so
  • authority
  • potency
  • dominance
  • authorisation

Antonyms

  • delicate
  • inexperienced
  • weak
  • soft

Etymology

  • muscle (French)
  • musculus (Latin)

9. memory

noun. ['ˈmɛmɝi'] the area of cognitive psychology that studies memory processes.

Antonyms

  • acknowledged

Etymology

  • memorie (Anglo-Norman)

10. muscle

noun. ['ˈmʌsəl'] possessing muscular strength.

Synonyms

  • brawniness
  • heftiness
  • brawn
  • strength
  • muscularity

Antonyms

  • extensor
  • flexor
  • orderly
  • tender

Etymology

  • muscle (French)
  • musculus (Latin)

Example sentences of the word muscle-memory


1. Noun Phrase
And living low-gravity in space affects your muscle memory, so your balance can feel off when you get back to Earth.

2. Noun Phrase
The reason for this is that your body doesn't develop muscle memory in the same way -- you only need to increase the time of the exercise to match your body's ability to acclimate to it.

3. Noun Phrase
Golfing phenom Yani Tseng got to her spot as world champion in 2012 by training her muscle memory before the tournament so she can turn her mind off during the swing.

4. Noun Phrase
However, if you're a former athlete or getting back into exercise after a break, you may progress at a faster rate due to the so-called muscle memory.

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