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Origin of amnesia
OTHER WORDS FROM amnesiaam·nes·tic [am-nes-tik], /æmˈnɛs tɪk/, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for amnesia
Though suffering from amnesia, he turns out to be unflappably polite, irresistibly charming and quite frisky with the nurses.Cheer yourself up with light comedies from another era|Michael Dirda|March 31, 2021|Washington Post
Compounding the puzzle, as Bauer writes, is the fact that “within the period eventually obscured by childhood amnesia, children had remarkably rich autobiographies.”
The precise age when the veil of infantile amnesia descends is a subject of ongoing debate, in part because only limited studies have been done involving children.
The worse news might be that my friends think “dead butt” is a riotous nickname for this condition, medically referred to as gluteal amnesia.Did Thru-Hiking the Appalachian Trail Ruin My Body?|Grayson Haver Currin|January 25, 2021|Outside Online
Cynics will say they’ve heard it all before, but marketers have amnesia and can’t afford not to take this issue seriously.Why ethical dilemmas are putting brands and their media buying in the spotlight|Seb Joseph|January 21, 2021|Digiday
Liberals are outraged over the Steven Scalise scandal—but the left has selective amnesia.
What are the real life consequences of our collective amnesia?
“I invented everything—amnesia, pain, hemorrhoids,” he told La Stampa.
But there is more to this behaviour than intentional amnesia.Beirut Letter: In Lebanon, Fighting ISIS With Culture and Satire|Kim Ghattas|September 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The first is what Scottish historian Tom Devine calls “imperial amnesia.”Scotland’s ‘Yes’ Campaign and the Myth of Scottish Equality|Noah Caldwell|September 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The one form of memory disturbance is called "Word Amnesia;" the other is called "Apraxia."Essays In Pastoral Medicine|Austin Malley
Asked her friend abruptly, "Have you ever seen a case of amnesia?"
For instance, I could have amnesia so that I could see you, but there wouldn't be any me.
The temporary amnesia slipped aside and the veil began to rise.
When you cracked up, a blow on the head, or something, must have created a temporary amnesia and you thought you were Danson.
British Dictionary definitions for amnesia
Derived forms of amnesiaamnesiac (æmˈniːzɪˌæk) or amnesic (æmˈniːsɪk, -zɪk), adjective, noun
Word Origin for amnesia
Medical definitions for amnesia
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Cultural definitions for amnesia
A loss of memory, especially one brought on by some distressing or shocking experience.