variants or parapraxis
plural parapraxias
or parapraxes
: a faulty act (as a slip of the tongue or of memory) : blunder, lapse

Word History


New Latin, from para- entry 1 + -praxia or Greek praxis action

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“Parapraxia.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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