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 Dictionary entry overview: What does conniption mean? 

  The noun CONNIPTION has 1 sense:

1. a display of bad temper

  Familiarity information: CONNIPTION used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


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A display of bad temper

Classified under:

Nouns denoting stable states of affairs


conniption; fit; tantrum; scene

Context examples:

he had a fit / she threw a tantrum / he made a scene

Hypernyms ("conniption" is a kind of...):

bad temper; ill temper (a persisting angry mood)

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