What is another word for parapraxis?

16 synonyms found


[ pˌaɹəpɹˈaksɪs], [ pˌaɹəpɹˈaksɪs], [ p_ˌa_ɹ_ə_p_ɹ_ˈa_k_s_ɪ_s]

Parapraxis is defined as a psychological phenomenon where someone unintentionally makes a mistake in speech or behavior, revealing an underlying emotion or thought. Some common synonyms for this word are slip-up, blunder, mistake, faux pas, and lapse. Each of these terms implies an error or misstep, whether it be a verbal mistake or a physical mistake. Another synonym for parapraxis is Freudian slip which implies a subconscious motivation for the mistake. These synonyms can be used interchangeably depending on the context in which they are being used. In any case, they all refer to a moment when something unintended is revealed.

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