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conniption
American English: /kəˈnɪpʃ(ə)n/
British English: /kəˈnɪpʃ(ə)n/

Translation of conniption in Spanish:

noun

  • (American English) [colloquial] (fit — of rage)
    ataque (masculine) de rabia
    (— of hysteria)
    ataque (masculine) de histeria
    he went into conniptions
    le dio un ataque de rabia ( or histeria etc)
    (before noun) conniption fit
    ataque (masculine) de rabia ( or histeria etc)
    Example sentences
    • A simple phrase, ‘Could you maybe check who's at the door,’ or perhaps ‘Could you please pick up your dishes,’ would send her into conniptions.
    • It's not so bad when you're completing a single race or time trial but when you're halfway through 44 laps and you're fighting for top spot in the overall standings it's enough to give you conniptions.
    • While I contemplate my future employment, the vagaries of industrial action and the particular pleasures of friendship, this month's bag of hormones are giving me conniptions.

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