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Out of sight, out of mind.

Meaning ang origin

The proverb "Out of sight, out of mind" suggests that people tend to forget or lose interest in things that are not immediately visible or present. In other words, when something or someone is no longer in one's line of sight or attention, it is easily forgotten or ignored.

The origin of this proverb can be traced back to ancient times, and variations of it can be found in different cultures. The idea behind the saying is a common aspect of human psychology – the tendency to focus on what is currently in our awareness and to overlook things that are not actively perceived. The proverb has been used in literature and conversation to convey the notion that absence can lead to forgetfulness or a lack of consideration.