a person suffering from amnesia
Syn: ↑amnesiac
Derivationally related forms: ↑amnesiac (for: ↑amnesiac)
Hypernyms: ↑handicapped person
1. of or relating to or caused by amnesia
Syn: ↑amnestic
Pertains to noun: ↑amnesia, ↑amnesia (for: ↑amnestic)
Derivationally related forms: ↑amnesia, ↑amnesia (for: ↑amnestic)
2. suffering from a partial loss of memory
Syn: ↑amnesiac
Similar to: ↑unmindful, ↑forgetful, ↑mindless
Derivationally related forms: ↑amnesiac (for: ↑amnesiac), ↑amnesia

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  • Amnesic — Am*ne sic, a. (Med.) 1. 1. Of or pertaining to amnesia. Amnesic or co[ o]rdinate defects. Quian. [1913 Webster] 2. Same as {amnesiac}. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • amnesic — (adj.) pertaining to amnesia, 1863; see AMNESIA (Cf. amnesia) + IC (Cf. ic) …   Etymology dictionary

  • amnesic — Relating to or characterized by amnesia. SYN: amnestic (1). * * * am·ne·sic am nē zik, sik also am·ne·si·ac z(h)ē .āk adj of or relating to amnesia: affected with or caused by amnesia <an amnesic patient> <an amnesic trauma> * * *… …   Medical dictionary

  • amnesic — amnesia ► NOUN ▪ loss of memory. DERIVATIVES amnesiac noun & adjective amnesic adjective & noun. ORIGIN Greek, forgetfulness …   English terms dictionary

  • amnesic — adjective or noun see amnesia …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • amnesic — See amnesiac. * * * …   Universalium

  • amnesic — 1. adjective Of, pertaining to, or suffering from amnesia 2. noun A person suffering from amnesia …   Wiktionary

  • amnèsic — am|nè|sic Mot Pla Adjectiu variable …   Diccionari Català-Català

  • amnesic — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Unable to remember: amnesiac, forgetful, oblivious. See REMEMBER …   English dictionary for students

  • amnesic — adj. of or pertaining to amnesia …   English contemporary dictionary

  • amnesic — am·ne·sic …   English syllables

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