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Definition loss of memory (partial or total)
  • The movie is about a woman who suffers amnesia and doesn't even remember her husband.
amnesia = loss of memory
  • She describes it as American amnesia whereby we forget our atrocities almost as soon as we commit them.
  • amnesia = loss of memory
  • Amnesia is much more common in the movies than it is in life.
  • amnesia = loss of memory
  • There are also strong indications of progressive amnesia.
    Daniel Keyes  --  Flowers for Algernon
  • amnesia = loss of memory
  • And all that is gone on these days is her memory, as if she has amnesia.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Notebook
  • amnesia = loss of memory
  • why can't i remember? ... i lie in bed for days and i don't know who or where i am. then it all comes back to me in a flash. fugues of amnesia.
    Daniel Keyes  --  Flowers for Algernon
  • amnesia = loss of memory
  • He had to hope for amnesia.
    Dave Eggers  --  A Hologram for the King
  • Only the guarantee of amnesia, the fact that the patient will remember nothing but the anesthetist's saying "Sweet dreams," allows us to be surgeons.
    Abraham Verghese  --  Cutting for Stone
  • Because how many times in real life does anybody ever get amnesia?
    Meg Cabot  --  The Princess Diaries
  • From now on when people asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up, I planned to say, Amnesiac.
    Sue Monk Kidd  --  The Secret Life of Bees
  • Was it a defense mechanism, amnesia, or simply part of the whole ugly situation?
    Nora Roberts  --  Blood Brothers
  • "Traumatic amnesia," Jake Wexler said.
    Ellen Raskin  --  The Westing Game
  • We will check for amnesia.
    Kate DiCamillo  --  Flora & Ulysses
  • Or maybe only a semi-invalid, laid up just now and then, with terrific recurrent headaches, or spells of amnesia, of feeblemindedness.
    James Agee  --  A Death in the Family
  • Maybe she got knocked on the head and had amnesia and was wandering around Lewiston, not knowing who she really was, or thinking she was someone else.
    Sharon Creech  --  Walk Two Moons
  • I'd be like you and Daddy and those other educated blacks sitting over there in Linden Hills with a terminal case of middle-class amnesia."
    Gloria Naylor  --  The Women of Brewster Place
  • Maybe he'll get amnesia and forget it.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Throne of Fire
  • And okay, maybe I was willing to have a little selective amnesia.
    Jay Asher  --  Thirteen Reasons Why
  • I had head injuries-I'll show you the scars when we've got more light-and I am suffering from amnesia.
    Roger Zelazny  --  Nine Princes in Amber
  • I forgot about the post-Hebrew School amnesia.
    Jodi Picoult  --  Change of Heart

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