[ ăm-nĕs′tĭk ]
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An agent that causes amnesia.
QUIZ YOURSELF ON “THEIR,” “THERE,” AND “THEY’RE”
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Which one of these commonly confused words can act as an adverb or a pronoun?
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Example sentences from the Web for amnestic
Key actions: Thinking fond, amnestic thoughts about the last snow day.So You Are Enduring a Temporarily Paralyzing Winter Storm|Kelly Williams Brown|February 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Memory, for both recent and remote events, fair, with complete amnestic gaps for the stuporous periods.Studies in Forensic Psychiatry|Bernard Glueck