confabulatory


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con·fab·u·late

 (kən-făb′yə-lāt′)
intr.v. con·fab·u·lat·ed, con·fab·u·lat·ing, con·fab·u·lates
1. To talk casually; chat.
2. Psychology To fill in gaps in one's memory with fabrications that one believes to be facts.

[Latin cōnfābulārī, cōnfābulāt- : com-, com- + fābulārī, to talk (from fābula, conversation; see fable).]

con·fab′u·la′tion n.
con·fab′u·la′tor n.
con·fab′u·la·to′ry (-lə-tôr′ē) adj.
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confabulatory

adjective
In the style of conversation:
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Amidst this confabulatory morass of dreams and nightmares, Carlos Fermin has abandoned his interoceanic fantasy, and has established a stone crushing factory in the centre of Providencia, which is supplying the raw materials for the construction of Block 43.
Objective: "The project will investigate pragmatic and epistemic benefits of delusional beliefs, distorted memories and confabulatory explanations in the context of normal and abnormal cognition.
Auden's preferred narrative was Anglo-Catholic, whether of inspiration or consequence; Jarrell's was confabulatory, as the necessary arrival of being at change.