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amnesic

[ ăm-nēzĭk ]
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adj.

Relating to or affected with amnesia.

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Example sentences 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.

  • It is that of Louis V., a severe male hysteric with amnesic alternating character.

  • "Under the influence of that terrible amnesic dream-phase which our medical friends tell us of," the Judge said.

    The Drunkard|Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull
  • She was almost completely amnesic for a considerable part of her stay in the Institute.

    Benign Stupors|August Hoch
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