Etymology
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confabulation (n.)

"a talking together, chatting, familiar talk," mid-15c., from Late Latin confabulationem (nominative confabulatio), noun of action from past participle stem of Latin confabulari "to converse together," from assimilated form of com "with, together" (see con-) + fabulari "to talk, chat," from fabula "a tale" (from PIE root *bha- (2) "to speak, tell, say").

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Definitions of confabulation

confabulation (n.)
(psychiatry) a plausible but imagined memory that fills in gaps in what is remembered;
confabulation (n.)
an informal conversation;
Synonyms: chat / confab / schmooze / schmoose
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