boasting vs jactitation what difference

what is difference between boasting and jactitation

English

Pronunciation

  • (General American) IPA(key): /ˈboʊstɪŋ/

Verb

boasting

  1. present participle of boast

Noun

boasting (plural boastings)

  1. The making of boasts.

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Anagrams

  • boatings, bostangi


English

Etymology

From Medieval Latin jactitio, from iactitō (throw, fling; boast, brag; utter, mention).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˌdʒæktɪˈteɪʃən/
  • Rhymes: -eɪʃən

Noun

jactitation (countable and uncountable, plural jactitations)

  1. Bragging or boasting, especially in a false manner to another’s detriment.
  2. A false pretense of being married to somebody.
  3. (medicine) Extreme restlessness; tossing and turning in bed.

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