Relating to or characterized by amnesia. SYN: amnestic (1).

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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>

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am·ne·sic (am-neґsik) affected with or characterized by amnesia.

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