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Jactitation meaning in English

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1. boast, boasting, jactitation, self-praise

speaking of yourself in superlatives

2. jactitation

(law) a false boast that can harm others; especially a false claim to be married to someone (formerly actionable at law)

3. jactation, jactitation

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

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see synonyms of jactitation
the act of boasting
a false boast or claim that tends to harm another person, esp a false assertion that one is married to another, formerly actionable at law
3. Also called: jactation pathology
restless tossing in bed, characteristic of severe fevers

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see synonyms of jactitation
the act of bragging
2.  Law
a false boast or false statement that causes harm to another person
3.  Medicine
restless tossing or jerking of the body in severe illness

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


see synonyms of jactitation
1. A false boasting or claim, especially one detrimental to the interests of another.
2. Extreme restlessness or tossing in bed, as can occur with some forms of acute disease.

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