Jujitsu definitions

jo͝o-jĭt'so͝o
An art of weaponless self-defense developed in Japan that uses throws, holds, and blows and derives added power from the attacker's own weight and strength.
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A Japanese system of wrestling in which knowledge of anatomy and the principle of leverage are applied so that the strength and weight of an opponent are used against him or her.
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A method of self-defence established in Japan emphasizing “jū” (soft or gentle) “jitsu” (art or technique). Japanese martial art that utilizes a large variety of techniques in defense against an opponent.
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Brazilian jiu-jitsu, a related art, derived from judo.
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Origin of jujitsu

Japanese jūjutsu soft judo jutsu technique (from Early Middle Chinese ʑwit)