June 13th, 2019

Hawaii::Nuuanu Pali Lookout

Word of the Day 06/13/19 Jactation

Jactation (noun)
jactation [ jak-tey-shuh n ]


noun
1. boasting; bragging.
2. Pathology. a restless tossing of the body.


Origin: 1570–80; < Latin jactātiōn- (stem of jactātiō) bragging, equivalent to jactāt(us) (past participle of jactāre, frequentative of jacere to throw) + -iōn- -ion

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