Meaning of lethologica in English:


Pronunciation /ˌliːθəˈlɒdʒɪkə/


mass noun rare
  • The inability to remember a particular word or name.

    • ‘he would grope for the words and he often apologized for his lethologica’


Early 20th century irregularly from Greek lēthē ‘forgetfulness’ (see Lethe) + logos ‘word’, with the ending in -ica probably intended to distinguish the word from others in -logia denoting a subject of study (see -logy).