a person affected by amnesia.
[am-nee-sik, -zik] /æmˈni sɪk, -zɪk/ (Show IPA). displaying the symptoms of amnesia.
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 I talked in the monotonous tones of the amnesic victim.
The Man Who Fell Through the Earth Carolyn Wells
“pertaining to amnesia,” 1863; see amnesia + -ic.
“one affected by amnesia,” 1913, from amnesia (q.v.).
amnesic am·ne·sic (ām-nē’zĭk, -sĭk)
Relating to or affected with amnesia.
amnesiac am·ne·si·ac (ām-nē’zē-āk’, -zhē-āk’)
One who is afflicted with amnesia.
- Amnestic aphasia
amnestic aphasia amnestic aphasia or amnesic aphasia n. The inability to find specific words or name objects.
loss of a large block of interrelated memories; complete or partial loss of memory caused by brain injury, shock, etc. Contemporary Examples Key actions: Thinking fond, amnestic thoughts about the last snow day. So You Are Enduring a Temporarily Paralyzing Winter Storm Kelly Williams Brown February 14, 2014 noun a defect in memory, esp one […]
- Amnestic syndrome
amnestic syndrome amnestic syndrome n. An organic brain syndrome marked by short-term memory disturbance.
a general pardon for offenses, especially political offenses, against a government, often granted before any trial or conviction. Law. an act of forgiveness for past offenses, especially to a class of persons as a whole. a forgetting or overlooking of any past offense. to grant amnesty to; pardon. Contemporary Examples Serdykuov was quietly “amnestied” last […]