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amnesiac

[ am-nee-zhee-ak, -zee- ]
/ æmˈni ʒiˌæk, -zi- /
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noun

a person affected by amnesia.

adjective

Also am·ne·sic [am-nee-sik, -zik]. /æmˈni sɪk, -zɪk/. displaying the symptoms of amnesia.

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Origin of amnesiac

1910–15; amnesi(a) + -ac, after such pairs as mania, maniac
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Medical definitions for amnesiac

amnesiac
[ ăm-nēzē-ăk′, -zhē-ăk′ ]

n.

One who is afflicted with amnesia.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
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