affabulation

AFFABULATION

[noun]

1. fantasy; invention; fairytale.

2. Obsolete: the moral of a fable.

Etymology: from affabuler (French, “to make up stories, to tell a fable”) +‎ -tion (used to form nouns meaning “the action of [a verb” or “the result of [a verb]”, from Middle English -cioun, Old French -tion, -cion, borrowed from the accusative of Latin suffix -tiō).

[Robert Carter]