Meaning of parapraxis

par•a•prax•is

Pronunciation: (par"u-prak'sis), [key]
— pl. -prax•es
  1. a slip of the tongue or pen, forgetfulness, misplacement of objects, or other error thought to reveal unconscious wishes or attitudes. Cf.
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