Definitions for jactationdʒækˈteɪ ʃən

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

jac•ta•tiondʒækˈteɪ ʃən(n.)

  1. an abnormally restless tossing of the body.

    Category: Pathology

Origin of jactation:

1570–80; < L jactātiō shaking, jolting

Princeton's WordNet

  1. jactitation, jactation(noun)

    (pathology) extremely restless tossing and twitching usually by a person with a severe illness


  1. jactation(Noun)

    A tossing or shaking of the body; physical agitation, especially while asleep or confined to bed by ilness; jactitation.

  2. jactation(Noun)

    The action of throwing.

  3. jactation(Noun)

    Boasting; bragging; showing off.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Jactation(noun)

    a throwing or tossing of the body; a shaking or agitation


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