loss of a large block of interrelated memories; complete or partial loss of memory caused by brain injury, shock, etc. Contemporary Examples On the negative side, the sheer tonnage of opinions can overwhelm and cause a degree of amnesia. The Best Columns of the Year John Avlon December 30, 2013 The question of how to […]
a person affected by amnesia. Also, amnesic [am-nee-sik, -zik] /æmˈni sɪk, -zɪk/ (Show IPA). displaying the symptoms of amnesia. Contemporary Examples Some have compared him with Jason Bourne, the amnesiac contract assassin who made Matt Damon a household name. Has Bond Lost His Balls? Matthew Oshinsky November 2, 2008 “You can’t compare babies to amnesiac […]
a person affected by amnesia. Also, amnesic [am-nee-sik, -zik] /æmˈni sɪk, -zɪk/ (Show IPA). displaying the symptoms of amnesia. Historical Examples It is that of Louis V., a severe male hysteric with amnesic alternating character. Collected Papers on Analytical Psychology C. G. Jung “Imitate it,” directed Mrs. Vail, and to the best of my ability […]
- Amnestic aphasia
amnestic aphasia amnestic aphasia or amnesic aphasia n. The inability to find specific words or name objects.