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Meaning of JACTATION

Pronunciation:  jak'teyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  (pathology) extremely restless tossing and twitching usually by a person with a severe illness
 

JACTATION is a 9 letter word that starts with J.

 

 Synonyms: jactitation
 
 See Also: restlessness, uneasiness

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Jac*ta"tion\, n. [L. jactatio, fr. jactare: af. F.
jactation. See {Jactancy}.]
A throwing or tossing of the body; a shaking or agitation.
--Sir. W. Temple.

 

 

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