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dysmnesia

[ dis-nee-zhuh, -zhee-uh, -zee-uh ]
/ dɪsˈni ʒə, -ʒi ə, -zi ə /
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noun Psychiatry.
an impairment of memory.
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Origin of dysmnesia

dys- + Greek mnês(is) a remembering + -ia
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How to use dysmnesia in a sentence

  • There is an affection called amnesia, in which it utterly fails, and another termed dysmnesia, when it is defective.

    Curiosities of Medical Experience|J. G. (John Gideon) Millingen

Medical definitions for dysmnesia

dysmnesia
[ dĭs-nēzhə ]

n.
A naturally poor or an impaired memory.
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