Complete Definition of "confabulate"

English

Etymology
From L. confabulari "to talk together", com- "together" + fabulari "to chat" from fabula "fable, tale".

Pronunciation
a|US IPA|/kÉnËfæb.jul.eɪt/
rhymes|eɪt

Verb
en-verb|confabulat|ing

  1. intransitive To speak casually with; to chat.
  2. intransitive To confer.
  3. context|intransitive|psychology To fabricate memories in order to fill gaps in one's memory.

Related terms
confabulator (noun)
confabulation (noun)
confabulatory (adjective)
confab (derived verb)

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