[ am-nee-zhee-ak, -zee- ]
/ æmˈni ʒiˌæk, -zi- /
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a person affected by amnesia.
Also am·ne·sic [am-nee-sik, -zik]. /æmˈni sɪk, -zɪk/. displaying the symptoms of amnesia.
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"You can't compare babies to amnesiac adults," says Rovee-Collier.
Some have compared him with Jason Bourne, the amnesiac contract assassin who made Matt Damon a household name.
Medical definitions for amnesiac
[ ăm-nē′zē-ăk′, -zhē-ăk′ ]
One who is afflicted with amnesia.
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