Origin of conniption
How to use conniption in a sentence
For his tireless assault on evolutionary biology and downsizing the deity to fit within science, I give Meyer second place.
Even the queen saw fit to honor him with the Order of the British Empire at Buckingham Palace in 2008.The Greatest Rock Voice of All Time Belonged to Joe Cocker|Ted Gioia|December 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
All other issues—racial, feminine, even environmental—need to fit around this central objective.
The weight and power and timelessness of Lana really fit that.Tim Burton Talks ‘Big Eyes,’ His Taste For the Macabre, and the ‘Beetlejuice’ Sequel|Marlow Stern|December 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
How has the Internet fit into your experience over the past two weeks?
Liszt looked at it, and to her fright and dismay cried out in a fit of impatience, "No, I won't hear it!"Music-Study in Germany|Amy Fay
The bear watched him narrowly with its wicked little eyes, though it did not see fit to cease its paw-licking.The Giant of the North|R.M. Ballantyne
I've seen more cloes on folks' backs hyar, thet wan't no more'n fit for carpet-rags, than any place ever I struck.Ramona|Helen Hunt Jackson
“I went into a great passion and frightened my mother into a fit,” said Wardle.The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club, v. 2(of 2)|Charles Dickens
To keep the roads fit for travelling on, requires about 60,000 tons of stone per year.Showell's Dictionary of Birmingham|Thomas T. Harman and Walter Showell
British Dictionary definitions for conniption
Word Origin for conniption
Other Idioms and Phrases with conniption
see have a fit (conniption).