Definition of Confabulating

1. Verb. (present participle of confabulate) ¹



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Definition of Confabulating

1. confabulate [v] - See also: confabulate

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Confabulating

conessines
conexus
conexus intertendineus
coney
coneys
conf
conf.
confab
confabbed
confabbing
confabs
confabular
confabulate
confabulated
confabulates
confabulating (current term)
confabulation
confabulations
confabulator
confabulators
confabulatory
confarreate
confarreation
confated
confect
confected
confecting
confectio
confection
confectionaries

Literary usage of Confabulating

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1. Our Mutual Friend by Charles Dickens (1908)
"... confidentially confabulating with his own nose; "'This will be a good haul; I'll go in for this ! ..."

2. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1853)
"... and conceiving the congregating, confabulating, and consulting of Convocation to be conducive to controversy and contention, and consequent conflicts, ..."

3. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by American Neurological Association, Philadelphia Neurological Society, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association, Boston Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (1914)
"(3) confabulating form, very similar to the last but charac-\ terized by the development of very marked memory falsifications. ..."

4. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1894)
"... the shaven bonzes running from one room into- another and confabulating among themselves. I loaded the five chambers of my revolver, and kept ready for ..."

5. The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray by William Makepeace Thackeray, Sir Leslie Stephen (1898)
"There are the bathing women confabulating, there is the epicure buying a fish, and the scientific man picking up his specimens, and the naughty boy dragged ..."

6. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1858)
"Respectability confabulating with offal !— disgrace ! And Jasper had on the last two or three visits been peculiarly disagreeable. He had talked lond. ..."

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