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amnesia


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Amnesia  \Am*ne"si*a\,  n.  [NL.,  fr  Gr  ?;  'a  priv.  +  ?  to 
  remember.]  (Med.) 
  Forgetfulness;  also  a  defect  of  speech,  from  cerebral 
  disease,  in  which  the  patient  substitutes  wrong  words  or 
  names  in  the  place  of  those  he  wishes  to  employ.  --Quian. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  amnesia 
  n  :  partial  or  total  loss  of  memory:  "he  has  a  total  blackout 
  for  events  of  the  evening"  [syn:  {memory  loss},  {blackout}] 




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