Root Word of the Day: AMNESTY

amnesty (noun) – a general pardon for those guilty of political offences
BREAKDOWN: A- (no, without) + MNE- (memory) + -TY (state or act)


This word is built on the root MNE-, which means memory or to remember.
Common MNE- words include amnesia.
More esoteric MNE- words include dysmnesia and mneme.

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