Definition Of confabulate


engage in conversation; talk.

she could be heard on the telephone confabulating with someone

fabricate imaginary experiences as compensation for loss of memory.

People who confabulate experience their false memories as true.

Example Of confabulate

  • A responsible therapist has a duty to help a patient sort out delusion from reality, dreams and confabulations from truth, and real abuse from imagined abuse.

  • After long confabulations , the tribal elders told him that only the old people would act in his movie.

  • Broken cultures therapeutically confabulate , mythologise former ways of life, and fight off meaninglessness by shoring up crumbling identities.

  • Chances are, you can get a large percentage of your family members confabulating with you on something that simply couldn't have happened, given that Bugs Bunny is a Warner Brothers character.

  • Does the person fumble, confabulate , get defensive and angry, etc.

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