jactation definition

  • noun:
    • A tossing or trembling for the human body; real agitation, especially while asleep or restricted to bed by ilness; jactitation.
    • The activity of throwing.
    • Boasting; bragging; showing.
    • A throwing or tossing for the body; a shaking or agitation.
    • The work or rehearse of throwing, as missile weapons.
    • Agitation for the human body from restlessness or even for exercise; the exercise of riding in a few sorts of car.
    • Boasting; bragging.
    • (pathology) acutely restless tossing and twitching generally by someone with a severe illness

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