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[mass noun] A condition or phenomenon involving distorted memory or confusions of fact and fantasy, such as confabulation or déjà vu.
- ‘It is based around the condition of paramnesia, where people completely invent imaginary lives.’
- ‘An elderly woman developed the delusion that she was dead ('Cotard's delusion') and that she was in another place ('reduplicative paramnesia').’
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