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EtymologyEdit

From Latin confabulari (to talk together), from com- (together) + fabulari (to chat), from fabula (fable, tale).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kənˌfæbjuˈleɪʃən/

NounEdit

confabulation (countable and uncountable, plural confabulations)

  1. A casual conversation; a chat.
  2. (psychology) A fabricated memory believed to be true.

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