HyperDic: jactitation

English > 3 senses of the word jactitation:
NOUNcommunicationjactitation, boast, boasting, self-praisespeaking of yourself in superlatives
communicationjactitation(law) a false / false / false boast that can harm others
attributejactitation, jactation(pathology) extremely restless tossing and twitching / twitching usually by a person with a severe illness
English > jactitation: 3 senses > noun 1, communication
Meaningspeaking of yourself in superlatives.
Synonymsboast, boasting, self-praise
Narrowerbrag, bragging, crow, crowing, vaporing, line-shooting, gasconadeAn instance of boastful talk
braggadocio, bluster, rodomontade, rhodomontadevain and empty boasting
self-assertionThe act of putting forth your own opinions in a boastful or inconsiderate manner that implies you feel superior to others
vauntextravagant self-praise
Broaderspeech actThe use of language to perform some act
Spanishautoadulación, autobombo, farde, jactancia
Catalanautoadulació, autobombo, jactància
English > jactitation: 3 senses > noun 2, communication
Meaning(law) a false / false / false boast that can harm others; especially a false / false / false claim to be married to someone (formerly actionable at law).
Categorylaw, jurisprudenceThe collection of rules imposed by authority
Broaderlie, prevaricationA statement that deviates from or perverts the truth
English > jactitation: 3 senses > noun 3, attribute
Meaning(pathology) extremely restless tossing and twitching / twitching usually by a person with a severe illness.
Synonymjactation
CategorypathologyThe branch of medical science that studies the causes and nature and effects of diseases
Broaderrestlessness, uneasiness, queasinessinability to rest or relax or be still
Verbsjactitatemove or stir about violently

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