1. amnesia

noun. ['æmˈniːʒə'] partial or total loss of memory.


  • state of mind
  • blackout
  • forgetfulness
  • memory loss
  • posttraumatic amnesia
  • retrograde amnesia
  • anterograde amnesia
  • transient global amnesia
  • cognitive state


  • unconsciousness
  • inwardness
  • certainty
  • consciousness

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Rhymes with Amnesia

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  • rhodesia
  • elysia

How do you pronounce amnesia?

Pronounce amnesia as æmˈniʒə.

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Sentences with amnesia

1. Verb, past participle
Tell the students they are world travelers who have amnesia and can't remember their nationalities.

2. Noun, singular or mass
The effects of alprazolam on retrograde amnesia are less clear, yet they are likely present as well.

3. Verb, base form
These injuries could lead to amnesia, unconsciousness, coma or death in some cases.

Quotes about amnesia

1. Right now I’m having amnesia and déjà vu at the same time. I think I’ve forgotten this before.
- Steven Wright

2. My goal is to be as forgiving as a man with amnesia, but love as if I remember and cherish all the things you do that make me smile.
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

3. Donde no hay libros hace frío. Vale para las casas, las ciudades, los países. Un frío cataclismo, un páramo de amnesia
- María Elena Walsh