Verboticism: Damnesia

'What was I looking for?'

DEFINITION: n. A condition where you get so distracted by the fact that you can't find something, that you forget what you were looking for. v. To forget what you are looking for while you are looking for it.

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Created by: lauramy

Pronunciation: dam-nee-zhuh

Sentence: When you forget what you forgot it might be senility but it's probably just a case of damnesia.

Etymology: damn + amnesia

Points: 710

Comments: Damnesia

Sketchy - 2007-03-15: 16:46:00
lol... i get this all the time.