fit, tantrum, scene, conniption(noun)
a display of bad temper
"he had a fit"; "she threw a tantrum"; "he made a scene"
An often childish display or fit of bad temper.
Many parents become embarrassed by their children throwing tantrums in public places.
Origin: origin; since 1714.
a whim, or burst of ill-humor; an affected air
A tantrum is an emotional outburst, usually associated with children or those in emotional distress, that is typically characterized by stubbornness, crying, screaming, yelling, shrieking, defiance, angry ranting, a resistance to attempts at pacification and, in some cases, violence. Physical control may be lost, the person may be unable to remain still, and even if the "goal" of the person is met he or she may not be calmed. A tantrum may be expressed in a tirade: a protracted, angry, or violent speech.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
tan′trum, n. a capricious fit of ill-temper without adequate cause. [Prob. W. tant, a passion.]
The numerical value of tantrum in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of tantrum in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
When I go on the road and I'm in Dubai or Adelaide, there's nobody else to drive carpool, handle ice-skating or a temper tantrum. There's nobody else to handle the bills, she has to do it all alone.
When Miriam is having a tantrum we do this nuzzle command, and he literally has gotten her out of a tantrums, and he’s actually helped her stay calm and makes transitions better- getting her to go to bed, getting her to leave a store, he’s just eased it all.
Real yield in local currency debt relative to developed market debt is near an 8- to 10-year high, and somewhere between 150-200 bps above where we were right before the (2013) taper tantrum, it's not a great environment for local currency ... (but) the protection that you are being offered should get you through the worst part of the mess.
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- فورة غضب، نوبة غضب، سورة، هيجانArabic
- enrabiada, rebequeriaCatalan, Valencian
- Wutanfall, AusrasterGerman
- νευράκια, πείσματαGreek
- pataleta, rabieta, cortón, corajina, berrincheSpanish
- کج خلقی، خشم، قهرPersian
- raivonpuuska, kiukunpuuskaFinnish
- coup de colèreFrench
- rabecha, perrenchaGalician
- התקף זעםHebrew
- गुस्से का आवेHindi
- birra, chilique, pitiPortuguese
- pandalie, toanăRomanian
- истерика, приступ гневаRussian
- raseriutbrott, utbrottSwedish
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