Parapraxia



parapraxia par·a·prax·i·a (pār’ə-prāk’sē-ə) or par·a·prax·is (-prāk’sĭs)
n.
Defective performance of purposive acts, such as a slip of the tongue, thought to reveal a subconscious motive.

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