Definition of subsultation in English:

subsultation

noun

  • The action or an instance of leaping or jumping about.

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in Helkiah Crooke (1576–1648), physician and anatomist. From post-classical Latin subsultation-, subsultatio action of leaping up from classical Latin subsultāt-, past participial stem of subsultāre + -iō.

Pronunciation

subsultation

/ˌsʌbslˈteɪʃn//ˌsʌbsʌlˈteɪʃn/