See confabulation.

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  • confabulator — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun One given to conversation: conversationalist, conversationist, discourser, talker. See WORDS …   English dictionary for students

  • confabulator — con·fab·u·la·tor …   English syllables

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  • confabulate — confabulator, n. /keuhn fab yeuh layt /, v.i., confabulated, confabulating. 1. to converse informally; chat. 2. Psychiatry. to engage in confabulation. [1605 15; < L confabulatus (ptp. of confabulari to talk together), equiv. to con CON +… …   Universalium

  • confabulate — intransitive verb ( lated; lating) Etymology: Latin confabulatus, past participle of confabulari, from com + fabulari to talk, from fabula story more at fable Date: circa 1604 1. to talk informally ; chat 2. to hold a …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • confabulate — verb /kənˈfæb.jul.eɪt/ a) To speak casually with; to chat. b) To confer. See Also: confabulator, confabulation, confabulatory, confab …   Wiktionary

  • confabulation — noun /kənˌfæbjuˈleɪʃən/ a) A casual conversation; a chat. b) A fabricated memory believed to be true. See Also: confabulator, confabulatory, confabulate …   Wiktionary

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