[BT英语0104] amnesia

amnesia

这个词语要和 mne·mon·ic一起记,mnemonic是目前所有记单词方法和软件的总称,助记的。第一个单词m不发音。所以有很多的记单词软件的名字里有mnemonic

…mnemonic devices. 助记工具

a + mnes有记忆的意思,ia病 = 健忘症的意思。记英语单词有健忘症。

People suffering from amnesia don’t forget their general knowledge of objects. 患健忘症的人不会忘记关于物体的一些基本知识。

amnesty

a (没有) + mnes (记忆) + ty = 不再记忆了 = 大赦,赦免。

a situation in which a government agrees no to punish, or to no longer punish, people who have committed a particular crime.

a general amnesty for all political prisoners. (政治犯大赦)

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