amentia

noun
amen·​tia | \ (ˌ)ā-ˈmen(t)-sh(ē-)ə How to pronounce amentia (audio) , (ˌ)ä-\

Definition of amentia

formerly

First Known Use of amentia

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for amentia

New Latin, from Latin, madness, from ament-, amens mad, from a- (from ab-) + ment-, mens mind — more at mind

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about amentia

Statistics for amentia

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for amentia

The first known use of amentia was in the 14th century

See more words from the same century

Keep scrolling for more

More Definitions for amentia

amentia

noun
amen·​tia | \ (ˈ)ā-ˈmen-ch(ē-)ə How to pronounce amentia (audio) , (ˈ)ä- How to pronounce amentia (audio) \

Medical Definition of amentia

formerly

Comments on amentia

What made you want to look up amentia? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

one that collects or salvages junk

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Time Traveler Quiz: Which Word Came First?

  • time traveler quiz which word came first
  • Which came first?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Citation

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!