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The experience of having a significant epiphany about one's life only to immediately forget it.

A conflation of the words epiphany + amnesia.

Origins
epiphany: Middle English epiphanie, from Anglo-French, from Late Latin epiphania, from Late Greek, plural, probably alteration of Greek epiphaneia appearance, manifestation.

amnesia: New Latin, from Greek amnēsia forgetfulness, alteration of amnēstia
Norman was stricken by epiphanesia immediately after his sudden and inexplicable insight into how he became a graphic designer leaving him unable to explain it or even remember why he wanted to know.
by Double-Nine September 21, 2016
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