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Definition of the noun jactation
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noun - plural: jactations
- (pathology) extremely restless tossing and twitching usually by a person with a severe illness
Alternative definition of the noun jactation
- A tossing or shaking of the body; physical agitation, especially while asleep or confined to bed by ilness; jactitation.
- The action of throwing.
- Boasting; bragging; showing off.
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by David Grambs
jactation (jak-TAY-shun) boasting the pathetic jactation of nostalgic has-beens jactitate (JAK-ti-tayt) to toss and turn to jactitate ...
jactatio, after Latin jactatio (stem jactation-): “a throwing to and fro, tossing from side to side, ashaking, violent motion, convulsion, jerking, agitation, restlessness, jactation,” refers to: 1. “Flinging” of the limbs as a result of muscular spasm.
A Dictionary of Medicine (1882)
Including General Pathology, General Therapeutics, Hygiene, and the Diseases Peculiar to Women and Children by Richard Quain
JACTATION, or JACTITATION (Jac- tatio, a tossing about of the body, or marked restlessness). — This is a condition mostly associated with certain severe febrile diseases, but also with some nervous affections, with severe pericarditis, or as a ...
Dictionary of Early English (1955)
by Joseph T. Shipley
jactation. A restless tossing of ...
Dictionary of Humorous Words (2014)
Vocabulary Building by Manik Joshi
an impudent person; hooligan jactation [verb] to restlessly move and roll around jalopy [noun] old broken–down car jape [noun] a humorous anecdote or remark ...
by Clive Upton, William A. Kretzschmar, Jr.
'dsaeki jactation BR dyak'teisn AM dyaek'tels (o)n jactitation BR doaktotelsn AM dyaekto'tels.
by Ernest Weekley
by Stuart Sutherland
jactation. Extreme restlessness. jamais vu. Failure to realize that something has been experienced ...
A Dictionary of Psychology (2009)
by Andrew M. Colman
jactation n. lerky, convulsive bodily movements characteristic of severe fevers, some mental disorders, and neurological damage to the 'subthalamic ...
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The value of this 9-letter word is 18 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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