Definition of titubation in English:

titubation

Syllabification: tit·u·ba·tion
Pronunciation: /ˌtiCHəˈbāSHən
 
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noun

Medicine
Nodding movement of the head or body, especially as caused by a nervous disorder.
More example sentences
  • For the next act of our little drama I sat silently while she complained, nodding my head so much I looked like a sufferer of rampant titubation.
  • The titubation is person dependent and can be reduced by a fixation of the human body.
  • She has constant titubation and rhythmic jerking of her entire upper and lower extremities, obvious eye nystagmus and difficulty in initiating ocular saccades.

Origin

mid 17th century: from Latin titubatio(n-), from titubare 'to totter'.

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