parapraxis

noun
para·​prax·​is | \ -ˈprak-səs How to pronounce parapraxis (audio) \
plural parapraxes\ -​ˈprak-​ˌsēz How to pronounce parapraxes (audio) \

Medical Definition of parapraxis

: a faulty act (as a Freudian slip) of purposeful behavior

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“Parapraxis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/parapraxis. Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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