is a term which can be applied to a number of examples; for example, fabrication may refer to the act of concocting or inventing an entirely new part of a story normally with the intention to deceive.

FABRICATION: "Police investigators have found that criminals typically fabricate stories to ensure their true story does not come out into the investigation."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "FABRICATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/fabrication/ (accessed April 17, 2021).