- 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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Related Wordsblind, uninformed, unfamiliar, unconcerned, inattentive, deaf, distracted, careless, sloppy, amnesic, unmindful, absent, absentminded, absorbed, abstracted, dreamy, forgetful, gone, heedless, incognizant
Examples from the Web for amnesic
It is that of Louis V., a severe male hysteric with amnesic alternating character.
“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
Word Origin and History for amnesic
"one affected by amnesia," 1913, from amnesia (q.v.).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
- Relating to or affected with amnesia.
- One who is afflicted with amnesia.
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