jactitation definition

  • noun:
    • A false boasting or claim, particularly one harmful to the interests of another.
    • Extreme restlessness or tossing-in sleep, as well as take place with a few forms of acute infection.
    • bragging or boasting, especially in a false fashion to a different's detriment
    • extreme restlessness; throwing and submiting bed
    • Vain boasting or assertions repeated towards the bias of another's right; untrue claim.
    • A frequent tossing or going of this human body; restlessness, as in delirium.
    • A frequent tossing back and forth, specifically of the human anatomy, as with great pain or high fever; restlessness.
    • Agitation.
    • Vain boasting; bragging; in canon law, untrue boasting; insistence on a wrongful claim, towards the irritation and injury of some other.
    • In Louisiana, an action to recover problems for slander of title to land, or even obtain verification of subject by a public recognition of it.
    • (law) a false boast that can damage other people; especially a false claim to be married to some one (previously actionable at legislation)
    • speaking of yourself in superlatives
    • (pathology) extremely restless tossing and twitching typically by a person with a severe disease

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