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Noun: retentiveness  ri'ten-tiv-nus
  1. The power of retaining and recalling past experience
    - memory, retention, retentivity
  2. The property of retaining possessions that have been acquired
    - retentivity
  3. The power of retaining liquid
    - retentivity, retention

Type of: acquisitiveness, faculty, impermeability, impermeableness, mental faculty, module