- a person affected by amnesia.
- Also am·ne·sic [am-nee-sik, -zik] /æmˈni sɪk, -zɪk/. displaying the symptoms of amnesia.
Origin of amnesiac
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Examples from the Web for amnesiac
“Welcome to the amnesiac wing,” he begins, in the voice of a tour guide.The Stacks: Robin Williams, More Than A Shtick Figure
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"You can't compare babies to amnesiac adults," says Rovee-Collier.What Your Baby Remembers
November 9, 2010
Some have compared him with Jason Bourne, the amnesiac contract assassin who made Matt Damon a household name.Has Bond Lost His Balls?
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Word Origin and History for amnesiac
"one affected by amnesia," 1913, from amnesia (q.v.).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
- One who is afflicted with amnesia.
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