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confabulation


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Confabulation  \Con*fab`u*la"tion\,  n.  [L.  confabulatio.] 
  Familiar  talk;  easy,  unrestrained,  unceremonious 
  conversation. 
 
  Friends'  confabulations  are  comfortable  at  all  times, 
  as  fire  in  winter.  --Burton. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  confabulation 
  n  1:  an  informal  conversation  [syn:  {chat},  {confab}] 
  2:  (psychiatry)  a  plausible  but  imagined  memory  that  fills  in 
  gaps  in  what  is  remembered 




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