Definition of confabulation noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//kənˌfæbjəˈleɪʃn//
    ; NAmE NAmE//kənˌfæbjəˈleɪʃn//
    [countable, uncountable](formal)
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  1. 1a story that somebody has invented in their mind; the act of inventing a story in your mind
  2. 2a conversation; the activity of having a conversation
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: confabulation