confabulate confabulate


  1. (v) unconsciously replace fact with fantasy in one's memory
  2. (v) talk socially without exchanging too much information
  3. (v) have a conference in order to talk something over


  1. In this materialist view, people perceive Gods existence because their brains have evolved to confabulate belief systems.
  2. He becomes malleable and suggestible, and in some instances he may confabulate.
  3. One can understand why violent criminals would confabulate such tales, months and even years after the episodes, but not why any criminologist or journalist should believe them.
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