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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

  2. Origin: [L. jactatio, fr. jactare: af. F. jactation. See Jactancy.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Jactation

    jak-tā′shun, n. act of throwing: extreme restlessness in disease: agitation of the body: boasting.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of jactation in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of jactation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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