Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun jactitation

3 senses of jactitation

Sense 1
boast, boasting, self-praise, jactitation -- (speaking of yourself in superlatives)
       => speech act -- (the use of language to perform some act)

Sense 2
jactitation -- ((law) a false boast that can harm others; especially a false claim to be married to someone (formerly actionable at law))
       => lie, prevarication -- (a statement that deviates from or perverts the truth)

Sense 3
jactitation, jactation -- ((pathology) extremely restless tossing and twitching usually by a person with a severe illness)
       => restlessness, uneasiness, queasiness -- (inability to rest or relax or be still)

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