confabulation confabulation  /kən ˌfæb jə ˈleɪ ʃən/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) an informal conversation
  2. (n) (psychiatry) a plausible but imagined memory that fills in gaps in what is remembered

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Quotes

  • Responding to Earle's new statement, DeGuerin said: "That is just a confabulation. What information came over the weekend? What came over the weekend is that he heard we were going to move to quash the indictment because the statute had not been...
    on Oct 5, 2005 By: Dick DeGuerin Source: Seattle Times

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