|a printed punctuation mark (‽), available only in some typefaces, designed to combine the question mark (?) and the exclamation point (!), indicating a mixture of query and interjection, as after a rhetorical question.|
|a scrap or morsel of food left at a meal.|
amnesia am·ne·sia (ām-nē'zhə)
The loss or impairment of memory.
|amnesia (ām-nē'zhə) Pronunciation Key
Partial or total loss of memory, usually caused by brain injury or shock.
A loss of memory, especially one brought on by some distressing or shocking experience.
Note: A common variant is selective amnesia; the term is applied to public officials who, when questioned about alleged wrongdoing, profess that they cannot remember.