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synonyms for amnesia

  • blackout
  • fugue
  • stupor
See also synonyms for: amnestic
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Mice injected with a cocktail of protein inhibitors develop amnesia, likely forgetting information because their synapses wither away.
HOW TECHNOLOGY CAN LET US SEE AND MANIPULATE MEMORIESJOSHUA SARIÑANAAUGUST 25, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
We cannot know whether the movies will survive the pandemic, streaming and cultural amnesia.
‘A LIGHT IN THE DARK’ IS A LOVE LETTER TO THE DIRECTORS, PERSONAL FLAWS AND ALLTROY JOLLIMOREAPRIL 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Though suffering from amnesia, he turns out to be unflappably polite, irresistibly charming and quite frisky with the nurses.
CHEER YOURSELF UP WITH LIGHT COMEDIES FROM ANOTHER ERAMICHAEL DIRDAMARCH 31, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Compounding the puzzle, as Bauer writes, is the fact that “within the period eventually obscured by childhood amnesia, children had remarkably rich autobiographies.”
WHAT HAPPENS TO OUR LOST CHILDHOOD MEMORIES? MOTHERHOOD SENT ME LOOKING FOR ANSWERS.MISSY RYANFEBRUARY 4, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The precise age when the veil of infantile amnesia descends is a subject of ongoing debate, in part because only limited studies have been done involving children.
WHAT HAPPENS TO OUR LOST CHILDHOOD MEMORIES? MOTHERHOOD SENT ME LOOKING FOR ANSWERS.MISSY RYANFEBRUARY 4, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The worse news might be that my friends think “dead butt” is a riotous nickname for this condition, medically referred to as gluteal amnesia.
DID THRU-HIKING THE APPALACHIAN TRAIL RUIN MY BODY?GRAYSON HAVER CURRINJANUARY 25, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
Cynics will say they’ve heard it all before, but marketers have amnesia and can’t afford not to take this issue seriously.
WHY ETHICAL DILEMMAS ARE PUTTING BRANDS AND THEIR MEDIA BUYING IN THE SPOTLIGHTSEB JOSEPHJANUARY 21, 2021DIGIDAY
The one form of memory disturbance is called "Word Amnesia;" the other is called "Apraxia."
ESSAYS IN PASTORAL MEDICINEAUSTIN MALLEY
Asked her friend abruptly, "Have you ever seen a case of amnesia?"
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For instance, I could have amnesia so that I could see you, but there wouldn't be any me.
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WORDS RELATED TO AMNESIA

  • Lethe
  • absentmindedness
  • abstraction
  • amnesia
  • blackout
  • blank
  • blockout
  • carelessness
  • dreaminess
  • fugue
  • heedlessness
  • hypomnesia
  • inattention
  • lapse of memory
  • laxness
  • limbo
  • loss of memory
  • negligence
  • nirvana
  • oblivion
  • obliviousness
  • paramnesia
  • repression
  • short memory
  • suppression
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