Verboticism: Aimnesience

'Why did I come into this room?'

DEFINITION: n. The moment of loss, hesitation and confusion, which occurs when you enter a room and immediately forget why. v. To forget why you entered a room.

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Created by: arrrteest

Pronunciation: aym -neezsh-ee- enss

Sentence: Jenna was juggling many thoughts in her head as she got up from the stack of papers she was sifting through. With a movement that indicated purpose, she walked down the hallway, down the flight of steps into the basement laundryroom and stopped short of the supply shelves, ironing board, and second freezer. Not sure what to do next, she suffered from a bought of aimnesience, as she tilted her head and furrowed her brows.

Etymology: aim (purpose) + amnesia (loss of memory)

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silveryaspen - 2008-03-21: 01:55:00
Those A words have it! A + !

ErWenn - 2008-03-21: 02:07:00