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amnesia

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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
  • You think you want to know something, and then once you do, all you can think about is erasing it from your mind. 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
  • amnesiac = someone who has lost their memory
  • "Traumatic amnesia," Jake Wexler said.
    Ellen Raskin  --  The Westing Game
  • amnesia = loss of memory
  • 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
  • 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
  • She does not have amnesia.
    Sharon Creech  --  Walk Two Moons
  • amnesia = loss of memory
  • I pretend to hit my head against the door on my way into the classroom, then act like I've got amnesia.
    Lincoln Pierce  --  Big Nate - In a Class by Himself
  • 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
  • Was it a defense mechanism, amnesia, or simply part of the whole ugly situation?
    Nora Roberts  --  Blood Brothers
  • 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
  • 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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