Main Entry: mom·ne·sia
- Pronunciation: \?mäm-?n?-zh?\, ?m?m-?n?-zh?\
- Function: noun
- Etymology: New Latin, from Greek amn?sia forgetfulness, alteration of amn?stia
- Date: 2008
1: loss of memory after giving birth but may begin during pregnancy
2: a gap in one’s memory
that increases with each subsequent delivery
3: phenomena also present with adopted children 4: the selective overlooking or ignoring of events or acts that are not favorable or useful to one’s purpose or position (i.e., "Oh, no! I forgot to take anything out of the freezer for dinner, so I guess we’ll have to go OUT!"
— mom·ne·si·ac \-zh?-?ak, -z?-\ or mom·ne·sic \-zik, -sik\ adjective or noun
Coined OWNED by Robin @ PENSIEVE even if other wannabes might’ve said it first.
** Thanks and love to my BFF Stephanie, who, as a co-momnesiac, diagnosed my malady Wednesday night and helped make sense of a mad, mad, mad, mad world!