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amnesia

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a condition in which a person is unable to remember things because of head injury, shock, illness, or fatigue
  • The concussion left him with amnesia, and he couldn't remember how he had gotten hurt.

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The first known use of amnesia was in 1772

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“Amnesia.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/amnesia. Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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