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mid-15c., "talking together," from Late Latin confabulationem (nominative confabulatio), noun of action from past participle stem of Latin confabulari (see confabulate).
confabulation con·fab·u·la·tion (kən-fāb'yə-lā'shən)n. The unconscious filling of gaps in one's memory by fabrications that one accepts as facts.