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paramnesia

[par-am-nee-zhuh] /ˌpær æmˈni ʒə/
noun
1.
Psychiatry. a distortion of memory in which fact and fantasy are confused.
2.
the inability to recall the correct meaning of a word.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90; < New Latin; see par-, amnesia
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paramnesia

/ˌpæræmˈniːzɪə/
noun
1.
(psychiatry) a disorder of the memory or the faculty of recognition in which dreams may be confused with reality
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paramnesia in Medicine

paramnesia par·am·ne·sia (pār'ām-nē'zhə)
n.
A distortion of memory in which fantasy and objective experience are confused.

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