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1. rare the act of boasting
2. (Pathology) pathol another word for jactitation3
[C16: from Latin jactātiō bragging, from jactāre to flourish, from jacere to throw]
an abnormally restless tossing of the body.
[1570–80; < Latin jactātiō shaking, jolting]
See also related terms for toss.
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|Noun||1.||jactation - (pathology) extremely restless tossing and twitching usually by a person with a severe illness|
pathology - the branch of medical science that studies the causes and nature and effects of diseases