[jak-ti-tey-shuh n] /ˌdʒæk tɪˈteɪ ʃən/

Law. a false boast or claim that causes injury to another.
Pathology. (def 2).
the act of boasting
a false boast or claim that tends to harm another person, esp a false assertion that one is married to another, formerly actionable at law
(pathol) Also called jactation. restless tossing in bed, characteristic of severe fevers and certain mental disorders

jactitation jac·ti·ta·tion (jāk’tĭ-tā’shən)
Extreme restlessness or tossing in bed, as in with some forms of acute disease.


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