November 2nd, 2019

dog and book

(Late) Friday word: Logamnosis



Loganamnosis [LOH-gahn-am-NOH-sis]
(n.)
-A mania, or obsession, for trying to recall forgotten words or a specific word.

From Greek “logos” - meaning “word or discourse” + Greek “anamnesis” meaning "a calling to mind, remembrance," noun of action from stem of "anamimneskein" (to remember, to remind [someone] of something).

Used in a sentence:
“Were it not for his loganamnosis, these meetings with Langdon would be about half the length.”

(from The Grandiloquent Word of the Day on FB)