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Definition of "confabulatory" []

  • Colloquial (adjective)
  • Conversational (adjective)

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Use "confabulatory" in a sentence
  • "In normal subjects, the left hemisphere produces confabulatory explanations aimed at preserving the status quo (˜I'm not ill™; ˜My arm can move™), but the right hemisphere does its job and detects an anomaly between the hypotheses generated by the left hemisphere and reality."
  • "Two brains, one child: Interhemispheric information transfer deficits and confabulatory responding in children aged 4, 7, 10."
  • "This is the confabulatory conundrum presented by NYU journalism professor Jay Rosen's unpacking of a single sentence -- "It is a sprawling rebellion, but running through it is a narrative of impending tyranny." -- in David Barstow's lengthy New York Times account of the Tea Party movement."
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