Definition of anomia noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//əˈnəʊmiə//
; NAmE NAmE//əˈnoʊmiə//
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a medical condition in which somebody cannot remember the names of common objects Word Origin early 20th cent.: formed irregularly from a- ‘without, not’ + Latin nomen ‘name’ + -ia.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: anomia