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amnesia

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am=ne=sia

CIDE DICTIONARY

amnesian. [NL., fr. Gr. 'amnhsi`a; 'a priv. + mna^sqai to remember.].
     Forgetfulness; also, a defect of speech, from cerebral disease, in which the patient substitutes wrong words or names in the place of those he wishes to employ.  Quian.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

amnesia, n. a partial or total loss of memory.

Derivative
amnesiac n. amnesic adj. & n.
Etymology
mod.L f. Gk, = forgetfulness

THESAURUS

amnesia

agnosia, blackout, catalepsy, cataplexy, catatonic stupor, daydreaming, daze, dream state, fugue, fugue state, hypnotic trance, loss of memory, reverie, sleepwalking, somnambulism, stupor, trance, word deafness

ROGET THESAURUS

amnesia

Oblivion

N oblivion, obliviousness, lethe, forgetfulness, amnesia, obliteration of &c, insensibility to the past, short memory, treacherous memory, poor memory, loose memory, slippery memory, failing memory, decay of memory, failure of memory, lapse of memory, waters of Lethe, waters of oblivion, amnesty, general pardon, repressed memory, forgotten, unremembered, past recollection, bygone, out of mind, buried in oblivion, sunk in oblivion, clean forgotten, gone out of one's head, gone out of one's recollection, forgetful, oblivious, mindless, Lethean, insensible to the past, heedless, non mi ricordo, the memory failing, the memory deserting one, being at fault, being in fault, To the Future.


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