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lethonomia (n)


1. A tendency to forget names.
2. The inability to recall the right name.

Etymology

Latin: letho lie hidden, secret; forgetfulness, forget, inactive through forgetfulness; + nomine name

Usage:

My husband's lethonomia is so severe he often brings crib sheets to family gatherings.
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