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snit

 (snĭt)
n. Informal
A state of agitation or irritation.

[Origin unknown.]

snit

(snɪt)
n
US and Austral a fit of temper
[C20: of unknown origin]

snit

(snɪt)

n.
an agitated or irritated state.
[1935–40; orig. uncertain]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.snit - a state of agitated irritation; "he was in a snit"
annoyance, botheration, irritation, vexation - the psychological state of being irritated or annoyed

snit

noun
Informal. A condition of excited distress:
Informal: state, sweat, swivet.
Slang: tizzy.
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L'augmentation des prix de vente des logements proposes par la SNIT s'explique par le changement du role de la societe par l'Etat, laquelle est devenue un simple promoteur public alors qu'elle centralisait au depart un certain nombre de fonctions (lotisseur, organisme de credits.
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If you thought the mysteries of the great duogram "JM" (that is, Janet Malcolm versus Joe McGinnis, Jeffrey MacDonald, and all the way back to Jeffrey Masson) were fascinating, you might want to try "JJ" - that is, Jill Johnston versus Jasper Johns and, in a snit of noncompliance, a bit of vice versa.
Plus de 8,5 millions de dinars de pertes sont enregistrees par la SNIT (Societe nationale immobiliere de Tunisie), suite a l'usurpation de plusieurs de ses logements et biens fonciers, par des particuliers, dans differentes regions du pays, indique, a l'agence TAP, le PDG de la SNIT, Faouzi Frigui.
Il a explique cela par la hausse imaginaire et catastrophique des prix des logements, appelant a assainir les societes nationales actives dans ce secteur telles que l'AFH, la Sprols et la Snit et mettre en place des lois en concordance avec les capacites de la classe moyenne et le pouvoir d'achat reel du Tunisien et du fonctionnaire en general.
Two new books by Cary Fagan, Ten Old Men and a Mouse and Directed by Kaspar Snit, confirm his talent for telling stories that appeal to readers of all ages.
When he takes the thought a step further, admiring the sexual freedom of gay men "[They're] not: conditioned by what women will allow or wife walks away in a snit.
Judging from the sofa-sawing husband in The Big Snit, the aimless jester in The Apprentice and this fellow, Condie shows as much fondness for fools as he does disdain.
Clair hadn't been sick at all, but had had some sort of snit and had stormed out of the sculpture garden just before he was scheduled to speak.
And stories about Princess Di's latest snit or the number of British tourists who've been mugged in Miami are not the focus of these papers.
At December 31, 2009, revenues of SNIT (SociEatEa Nationale ImmobiliEaA re de Tunisie) showed a remarkable drop from 50,433,678 TD by the end of 2008 to 31,051,674 TD, one year later.