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tantrum

 [tan´trum]
a violent display of temper.

tan·trum

(tan'trŭm),
A fit of bad temper, especially in children.

tantrum

[tan′trəm]
a sudden outburst or violent display of rage, frustration, and bad temper, usually occurring in a maladjusted child and certain emotionally disturbed people. The activity is usually not directed at anyone or anything specific but toward the environment in general and is used primarily as a device for attempting to control others and the surroundings. It most commonly occurs at age 2 to 2-½ years. Also called temper tantrum.
An inappropriate display of emotion or rage, generally understood to occur in public, often by a child or immature adult

tantrum

Vox populi An inappropriate display of anger. See Adult temper tantrum, Temper tantrum.

tan·trum

(tan'trŭm)
A fit of bad temper, especially in children.

tantrum

See TEMPER TANTRUM.

tan·trum

(tan'trŭm)
A fit of bad temper, especially in children.

tantrum,

n a sudden outburst or violent display of rage, frustration, and bad temper, usually occurring in a maladjusted child or immature or disturbed adult.
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