paramnesia definition

  • noun:
    • A distortion of memory in which fantasy and unbiased experience are puzzled.
    • An inability to remember the definitions of typical words.
    • An inability to distinguish between real memories and desires or dreams
    • An inability to remember the meaning of typical words
    • an individual's believing which he remembers things as he never experienced them; untrue memory.
    • (psychiatry) a disorder of memory for which goals or dreams tend to be confused with truth

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