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Related to paramnesia: confabulation
1. A distortion of memory in which fantasy and objective experience are confused.
2. An inability to recall the meanings of common words.
(Psychiatry) psychiatry a disorder of the memory or the faculty of recognition in which dreams may be confused with reality
par•am•ne•sia(ˌpær æmˈni ʒə)
1. a distortion of memory in which fact and fantasy are confused.
2. the inability to recall the correct meanings of words.
paramnesia- Can mean the inability to recall the meanings of common words.
See also related terms for inability.
Psychiatry. a distortion of memory in which fact and fancy are confused.See also: Memory
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|Noun||1.||paramnesia - (psychiatry) a disorder of memory in which dreams or fantasies are confused with reality|
n. paramnesia, evocaciones de eventos que no ocurrieron nunca, aunque vívidos para el individuo que los racionaliza.