Conflation (noun)

  1. The process of combining two or more texts, ideas, or histories into a single synthesis.
  2. The merging or fusion of two or more things into one.


Late 16th century: from latin conflatio(n-), from conflare 'to blow together'.


  1. The conflation of two separate myths created a new and more complex story.
  2. The conflation of historical events caused some confusion among the students.
  3. The conflation of different musical styles created a unique and innovative sound.
  4. The conflation of different schools of thought resulted in a new and more comprehensive philosophy.
  5. The conflation of multiple sources led to a single, more accurate account of the event.
Some random words: protagonist, showboat, equilibrium