Meaning of confabulation

con•fab•u•la•tion

Pronunciation: (kun-fab"yu-lā'shun), [key]
— n.
  1. the act of confabulating; conversation; discussion.
  2. the replacement of a gap in a person's memory by a falsification that he or she believes to be true.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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