Definition of confabulation in English:



  • See confabulate

    • ‘To skeptical critics this is warning sign: the memories are confabulations suggested by prodding, suggestive therapy.’
    • ‘A responsible therapist has a duty to help a patient sort out delusion from reality, dreams and confabulations from truth, and real abuse from imagined abuse.’
    • ‘After long confabulations, the tribal elders told him that only the old people would act in his movie.’
    • ‘He claims it was after confabulation with the Pope.’
    • ‘The story that she couldn't remember appears to be a complete Pentagon confabulation in order to cover up the phoniness of the whole operation.’