from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun An instance in which one is unable to remember something or to focus adequately on the matter at hand, viewed as typical of aging.

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  • noun humorous A brief interval of forgetfulness or inattention.

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  • noun a momentary lapse of memory (especially in older people)


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An allusion to the memory difficulties sometimes experienced by senior citizens.


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