Conniption (noun)

A fit of anger, frustration, or agitation.


Of uncertain origin, possibly a variant of the word "convulsion".


  1. He threw a conniption when he heard that his flight had been delayed.
  2. She had a conniption when she saw that her dress had been ruined.
  3. The child threw a conniption when he was told he couldn't have candy.
  4. The conniption that the boss had was so severe that it made the whole office uncomfortable.
  5. The conniption fit of anger was followed by the regret and apologies.
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