Meaning

Primary

Amnesia

Alternatives

Loss Of Memory, Forgetfulness

Word Type

noun

Explanation

A healthy bit of forgetting symptoms means you might have amnesia.

Reading

けんぼうしょう
  • Kyoko
    (Tokyo accent, female)
  • Kenichi
    (Tokyo accent, male)

Explanation

This is a jukugo word, which usually means on'yomi readings from the kanji. If you know the readings of your kanji you'll know how to read this as well.

Context

Context Sentences

健忘症は不治の病なんでしょうか。

Is amnesia an incurable disease?

去年、有田さんは一過性の健忘症になってしまった。

Last year, Mr. Arita suffered from transient amnesia.

お医者さんに健忘症の疑いがあると言われました。

The doctor told me that he suspected amnesia.

健忘症に苦しんでいる親戚がいます。

I have a relative who is suffering from amnesia.

Kanji Composition