Origin of confabulation
Related formscon·fab·u·la·to·ry [kuh n-fab-yoo-luh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee] /kənˈfæb yʊ ləˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i/, adjective
Examples from the Web for confabulation
This is most apparent in his discussion of the many forms of confabulation.The Unpersuadables: Why Smart People Believe Crazy Theories|Kevin Canfield|March 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The constant disinformation, distraction, misdirection, confabulation, and endless stream of threats actually works.
There was movement going on in the room, people coming and going, but we were intent on our confabulation and took no notice.Experiences of a Dug-out, 1914-1918|Sir Stanley Maude
We rushed out simultaneously from the porte-cochre, where we were holding our confabulation, to see what was the matter.
After this confabulation the steward had orders to shut the door on Monsieur de Rubempre—which was done.Scenes from a Courtesan's Life|Honore de Balzac
Walk up wid yourself here, till we have a confabulation together; you see I love to be talking to you.The Hedge School; The Midnight Mass; The Donagh|William Carleton
During this confabulation, Maltravers and Evelyn were left alone with Sophy.Alice, or The Mysteries, Complete|Edward Bulwer-Lytton