Definition of paramnesia in English:

paramnesia

noun

Psychiatry
  • [mass noun] A condition or phenomenon involving distorted memory or confusions of fact and fantasy, such as confabulation or déjà vu.

    • ‘An elderly woman developed the delusion that she was dead ('Cotard's delusion') and that she was in another place ('reduplicative paramnesia').’
    • ‘It is based around the condition of paramnesia, where people completely invent imaginary lives.’

Pronunciation:

paramnesia

/ˌparəmˈniːzɪə/