Definition of conniption
: a fit of rage, hysteria, or alarm went into conniptions He had a conniption when his favorite TV program was preempted by a political speech.
Origin and Etymology of conniption
First Known Use: 1833
CONNIPTION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of conniption for English Language Learners
: behavior that shows that you are suddenly very angry, upset, etc.
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