promnesia

n.

scientific name for the phenomenon of déjà vu, 1895, Modern Latin, from Greek pro- "before" (see pro-) + -mnesia "memory" (see mind (n.)).


Nearby words

  1. promising,
  2. promisingly,
  3. promisor,
  4. promissory,
  5. promissory note,
  6. promo,
  7. promonarchist,
  8. promonocyte,
  9. promontory,
  10. promote

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