A partial or total loss of memory: they were suffering from amnesia
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- He was suffering from total amnesia and dementia praecox and was duly incarcerated in an asylum in Rodez in central France.
- Total amnesia may also result from a medical operation that goes wrong.
- Reports by patients of memory loss are of the erasing of autobiographical memories or retrograde amnesia.
Late 18th century: from Greek amnēsia 'forgetfulness'.
Words that rhyme with amnesiaanaesthesia (US anesthesia), analgesia, freesia, Indonesia, Silesia, synaesthesia
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