But how many sleep-deprived nights are you prepared to spend in nightspots like Les Caves du Roy, amnesia, or Billionaire?
For Americans, World War I rests in a dark valley of amnesia between the glowing peaks of the Civil War and World War II.
The question of how to combat 9/11 amnesia while moving forward can feel like a Zen koan.
Five years after his “accident,” Darwin walked into a London police station claiming he had amnesia.
Forbes said she “imposed a form of amnesia” on herself after production on the first season of The Killing wrapped.
Now if you let me out and I'm the first case that don't get amnesia, I can tell the world about all this.
In a lesser degree, amnesia only affects limited periods of life.
For the name of the princess there is amnesia, as well as for the reason for his moon walking.
What idiosyncracies of the narrator were concomitant products of amnesia?
This is the breaking point, the moment when amnesia intervenes.
"loss of memory," 1786 (as a Greek word in English from 1670s), Modern Latin, coined from Greek amnesia "forgetfulness," from a-, privative prefix, "not" (see a- (3)) + mimneskesthai "to recall, cause to remember," a reduplicated form related to Greek mnemnon "mindful," mneme "memory," mnasthai "to remember;" from PIE root *men- "to think, remember" (see mind (n.)).
amnesia am·ne·sia (ām-nē'zhə)
The loss or impairment of memory.
A loss of memory, especially one brought on by some distressing or shocking experience.
Note: A common variant is selective amnesia; the term is applied to public officials who, when questioned about alleged wrongdoing, profess that they cannot remember.