Translation of conniption in Spanish:

conniption

ataque de rabia, n.

Pronunciation /kəˈnɪpʃ(ə)n/

noun

US
informal
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    (fit)
    (of rage) ataque de rabia masculine
    (of rage) rabieta feminine informal
    (of hysteria) ataque de histeria masculine
    (of panic) ataque de pánico masculine
    he went into conniptions le dio un ataque de rabia (or histeria etc.)
    • conniption fit ataque de rabia (or histeria etc.)
    • 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.
    • The man likes to hear himself talk; he thrives on the conniptions of people listening to him; he revels in his provocations.
    • She was thankful Anne had come down with a head ache and had declined to go to dinner or else she was sure her aunt would be having conniptions at her behavior.
    • She gave a little yip, which sent us all into conniptions of laughter.
    • And because of its influence, America's conniptions have become the world's problem.
    • And this from the administration that has conniptions at the sight of a bare nipple on the telly.
    • Ten more minutes, I don't think they'll have a conniption if you're down there 2 minutes late.
    • The long and short is this: this is probably the best game-play design that I've seen in years; the game play is twitchy - if you're a purist you're going to have a conniption playing this.
    • If Ross knew I was sitting with them, he'd probably have a conniption.
    • Help me clean up before Dad gets home or he'll have a conniption.
    • They were trying to keep me from having a conniption.
    • The minister had a conniption and publicly fired her.
    • He had had a conniption when he saw their water bill for that month.
    • I wanted to tell him I just found out I was going but then remembered Jane would have had a conniption.
    • I thought he was going to have a conniption then and there - his face got all red, and he sliced the guy to ribbons with his tongue.
    • I only wanted to talk to you; but your bodyguard back there nearly had a conniption when she saw me.
    • You look stunning, but your aunt is having a conniption.
    • Will I give her another conniption by getting within spitting range of her beautiful car?