[ am-nee-zhee-ak, -zee- ]
/ æmˈni ʒiˌæk, -zi- /
a person affected by amnesia.
Also am·ne·sic [am-nee-sik, -zik] /æmˈni sɪk, -zɪk/. displaying the symptoms of amnesia.
Words nearby amnesiac
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Examples from the Web for amnesic
“Imitate it,” directed Mrs. Vail, and to the best of my ability I talked in the monotonous tones of the amnesic victim.The Man Who Fell Through the Earth|Carolyn Wells
It is that of Louis V., a severe male hysteric with amnesic alternating character.Collected Papers on Analytical Psychology|C. G. Jung
Medicine definitions for amnesic (1 of 2)
[ ăm-nē′zĭk ]
Relating to or affected with amnesia.
Medicine definitions for amnesic (2 of 2)
[ ăm-nē′zē-ăk′, -zhē-ăk′ ]
One who is afflicted with amnesia.
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