Nehama (med_cat) wrote in 1word1day,

(Late) Friday word: Logamnosis

Loganamnosis [LOH-gahn-am-NOH-sis]
-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)
Tags: greek, l, noun, wordsmith: med_cat

  • Tuesday word: Demure

    Tuesday, Aug. 3, 2021 Demure (adjective) de·mure [dih-myoor] adjective, de·mur·er, de·mur·est. 1. characterized by shyness and modesty;…

  • Sunday Word: Cerulean

    cerulean [s uh- roo-lee- uhn] adjective: resembling the blue of the sky; a shade of blue ranging between azure and a darker sky blue…

  • Tuesday word: Proficient

    Thursday, June 6, 2013 Proficient (adjective, noun) pro·fi·cient [pruh-fish-uhnt] adjective 1. well-advanced or competent in any art, science,…

  • Post a new comment


    Comments allowed for members only

    Anonymous comments are disabled in this journal

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded