blackout

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  • noun

Synonyms for blackout

noncommunication

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power cut

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Synonyms for blackout

a temporary loss of consciousness

Synonyms for blackout

a suspension of radio or tv broadcasting

darkness resulting from the extinction of lights (as in a city invisible to enemy aircraft)

the failure of electric power for a general region

a momentary loss of consciousness

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For me, something clicked when it was pointed out that only alcoholics (and not just heavy drinkers) can have alcoholic blackouts.
He said Small had had previous episodes of alcoholic blackouts after drinking and added that a sleeping tablet he had taken could have reacted with the alcohol to produce a greater effect.
Well," he said, "I was experiencing alcoholic blackouts throughout the whole period.