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  • adjective Having lost memories, especially due to brain injury or mental shock; suffering from amnesia.

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  • noun Person who suffers from loss of memory (amnesia).

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  • adjective suffering from a partial loss of memory
  • noun a person suffering from amnesia

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Examples

  • They call the amnesiac Marc Blucas, AKA Riley from Buffy Jay and try to discover his identity as well as his connection to the gallery shooting.

    Castle – “The Fifth Bullet” – review

  • This occurs when what is called amnesiac walls begin to disintigrate allowing for memories of one or the other to pass back and forth.

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  • Domoic acid above threshold unsafe levels cause an escalating toxic reaction in humans called amnesiac shellfish poisoning, which can result in permanent damage or death.

    The Bellingham Herald: Sports News

  • Democratic Rep. John Spratt on Tuesday characterized the GOP statement that called him an "amnesiac" as "a sly, underhanded reference" to his ailment.

    GOP Attacks Rep. John Spratt: Republicans Call Congressman With Parkinson's 'Amnesiac'

  • Democratic Rep. John Spratt on Tuesday characterized the GOP statement that called him an "amnesiac" as "a sly, underhanded reference" to his ailment.

    GOP Attacks Rep. John Spratt: Republicans Call Congressman With Parkinson's 'Amnesiac'

  • What kind of amnesiac attention span do you think they have that they can't listen to an actor's speech without hitting the cellphone with an instant reaction to something that's still unspooling?

    Chicago Reader

  • Hell, Hawkeye was willing to sleep with her while she was an amnesiac, which is pretty creepy.)

    Written World

  • Characters include an amnesiac ex-hero who wants to spend a peaceful retirement with his family, a quasi-human killing machine, a spy desperate to betray his masters, and a harried female dictator.

    Replacing Rahm

  • Characters include an amnesiac ex-hero who wants to spend a peaceful retirement with his family, a quasi-human killing machine, a spy desperate to betray his masters, and a harried female dictator.

    Dorothy June McVay Veal, March 1, 1922 – October 19, 2009

  • Characters include an amnesiac ex-hero who wants to spend a peaceful retirement with his family, a quasi-human killing machine, a spy desperate to betray his masters, and a harried female dictator.

    Quote of the Day

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