Definition of


  1. (verb, creation) unconsciously replace fact with fantasy in one's memory
  2. (verb, communication) talk socially without exchanging too much information
  3. (verb, communication) have a conference in order to talk something over

via WordNet, Princeton University

Origin of the word Confabulate

  1. 1610s, from stem of L. confabulari, from con- "together" + fabulari "to talk, chat," from fabula "a tale" (see fable). Psychiatric sense is from 1924. more

via Online Etymology Dictionary, ©2001 Douglas Harper

Words that sound like Confabulate

canfield, comb-plate, common fault, complete, completed, complot, conflate, conviviality, convolute, convoluted, cosmopolite

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