jactitation


jactitation

noun

  1. Law. a false boast or claim that causes injury to another.
  2. Pathology. jactation(def 2).

noun

  1. the act of boasting
  2. 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
  3. Also called: jactation pathol restless tossing in bed, characteristic of severe fevers and certain mental disorders

n.

  1. Extreme restlessness or tossing in bed, as with some forms of acute disease.

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