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jactitation 1

Line breaks: jacti|ta¦tion
Pronunciation: /ˌdʒaktɪˈteɪʃ(ə)n/

noun

[mass noun] Medicine
1The restless tossing of the body in illness.
1.1The twitching of a limb or muscle.

Origin

Mid 17th century: expressive extension of earlier jactation 'restless tossing', from Latin jactare 'to throw'.

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jactitation 2 Line breaks: jacti|ta¦tion
Pronunciation: /ˌdʒaktɪˈteɪʃ(ə)n/

noun

(in phrase jactitation of marriage) archaic
False declaration that one is married to a specified person.

Origin

Late 17th century: from medieval Latin jactitatio(n-) 'false declaration', from Latin jactitare 'to boast'.

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