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1) amnesia. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...amnesia, (amne´zh) (KEY) , [Gr.,=forgetfulness], condition characterized by loss of memory for long or short intervals of time. It may be caused by injury, shock,...

2) amnesia. The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition. 2002
...amnesia (am-NEE-zhuh) A loss of memory, especially one brought on by some distressing or shocking experience. 1 A common variant is selective amnesia; the term is...

3) amnesia. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Partial or total loss of memory, usually resulting from shock, psychological disturbance, brain injury, or illness. Greek amnsi, forgetfulness, probably from amnsti,...

4) 6615. Norman Mailer. Simpson s Contemporary Quotations. 1988
...NUMBER: 6615 AUTHOR: Norman Mailer QUOTATION: Short-term amnesia is not the worst affliction if you have an Irish flair for the sauce. ATTRIBUTION: Vanity Fair May...

5) 9628. Bunuel, Luis. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:9628 QUOTATION:I can only wait for the final amnesia, the one that can erase an entire life. ATTRIBUTION:Luis Bunuel (1900-1983), Spanish filmmaker. My Last...

6) 26416. Guare, John. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:26416 QUOTATION:We live in a world where amnesia is the most wished-for state. When did history become a bad word? ATTRIBUTION:John Guare (b. 1938), U.S. playwright....

7) 24994. Ginsberg, Allen. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...void of insulinmetrasol electricityhydrotherapypsychotherapy occupational therapypingpong & amnesia, ATTRIBUTION:Allen Ginsberg (b. 1926), U.S. poet. Howl (l. 67)....

8) 6051. Baudrillard, Jean. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:6051 QUOTATION:Driving is a spectacular form of amnesia. Everything is to be discovered, everything to be obliterated. ATTRIBUTION:Jean Baudrillard (b. 1929),...

9) posttraumatic. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Following injury or resulting from it: posttraumatic amnesia....

10) 1377. Peter Goldman. Simpson s Contemporary Quotations. 1988
...AUTHOR: Peter Goldman QUOTATION: It was as if Japan had fallen victim to a case of collective amnesia. ATTRIBUTION: On Japanese cordiality to Americans after bombings...

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