Main Entry:  mom·ne·sia

Pronunciation: \?mäm-?n?-zh?\, ?m?m-?n?-zh?\
Function: noun
Etymology: New Latin, from Greek amn?sia forgetfulness, alteration of amn?stia
Date:  2008

1: loss of memory after giving birth but may begin during pregnancy
2: a gap in one’s memory
that increases with each subsequent delivery 
  3:  phenomena also present with adopted children  4: the selective overlooking or ignoring of events or acts that are not favorable or useful to one’s purpose or position  (i.e.,  "Oh, no!  I forgot to take anything out of the freezer for dinner, so I guess we’ll have to go OUT!"

mom·ne·si·ac  \-zh?-?ak, -z?-\  or   mom·ne·sic  \-zik, -sik\   adjective or noun

**  Coined OWNED by Robin @ PENSIEVE even if other wannabes might’ve said it first.
**  Thanks and love to my BFF Stephanie, who, as a co-momnesiac, diagnosed my malady Wednesday night and helped make sense of a mad, mad, mad, mad world!

**HT to Photofiddle for the uber-chic Warholesque piccha of moi.

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