para·​prax·​is -ˈprak-səs How to pronounce parapraxis (audio)
plural parapraxes -ˈprak-ˌsēz How to pronounce parapraxis (audio)
: a faulty act (as a Freudian slip) of purposeful behavior

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“Parapraxis.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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