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EtymologyEdit

Medieval Latin jactitio, from iactitō (throw, fling; boast, brag; utter, mention).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˌdʒæktɪˈteɪʃən/
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  • Rhymes: -eɪʃən

NounEdit

jactitation (countable and uncountable, plural jactitations)

  1. Bragging or boasting, especially in a false manner to another's detriment.
  2. A false pretense of being married to somebody.
  3. (medicine) Extreme restlessness; tossing and turning in bed.