Sunday, September 19, 2010
Definitions for jactation
- A restless tossing of the body.
- Boasting; bragging.
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Citations for jactation
As Denis sat alone in the silent, cabined space of his compartment, tossed this way and that by the jactation, he felt suddenly that the grinding wheels of the train spoke to him.
There are crises of convulsions, violent shouting, loud weeping, violent jactation, fainting, and semi-coma.
Origin of jactation
Jactation derives from the Latin jactatare, "to throw."