Definition of Fuss

1. Noun. An excited state of agitation. "There was a terrible flap about the theft"

Exact synonyms: Dither, Flap, Pother, Tizzy
Generic synonyms: Agitation
Derivative terms: Dither, Flap, Pother, Pother



2. Verb. Worry unnecessarily or excessively. "Sam and Sue fuss over the results of the experiment"; "Don't fuss too much over the grandchildren--they are quite big now"
Exact synonyms: Fret, Niggle
Generic synonyms: Worry
Specialized synonyms: Scruple, Dither, Flap, Pother
Derivative terms: Fret

3. Noun. An angry disturbance. "A spot of bother"
Exact synonyms: Bother, Hassle, Trouble
Generic synonyms: Disturbance, Perturbation
Derivative terms: Bother, Hassle

4. Verb. Care for like a mother. "She fusses over her husband"
Exact synonyms: Mother, Overprotect
Generic synonyms: Care, Give Care
Derivative terms: Mother

5. Noun. A quarrel about petty points.
Exact synonyms: Bicker, Bickering, Pettifoggery, Spat, Squabble, Tiff
Generic synonyms: Dustup, Quarrel, Row, Run-in, Words, Wrangle
Derivative terms: Bicker, Fussy, Pettifog, Spat, Squabble

6. Noun. A rapid active commotion.
Exact synonyms: Ado, Bustle, Flurry, Hustle, Stir
Generic synonyms: Commotion, Din, Ruckus, Ruction, Rumpus, Tumult
Derivative terms: Bustle, Flurry, Hustle

Definition of Fuss

1. n. A tumult; a bustle; unnecessary or annoying ado about trifles.

2. v. i. To be overbusy or unduly anxious about trifles; to make a bustle or ado.

Definition of Fuss

1. Noun. (countable or uncountable) excessive activity, worry, bother, or talk about something ¹

2. Noun. a complaint or noise ¹

3. Noun. an exhibition of affection or admiration ¹

4. Verb. (intransitive) To be very worried or excited about something, often too much. ¹

5. Verb. (intransitive) To fiddle; fidget; wiggle, or adjust; to worry something ¹

6. Verb. (intransitive especially of babies) To cry or be ill-humoured. ¹

7. Verb. (transitive) To show affection for, especially animals. ¹

8. Verb. (transitive) To pet. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Fuss

1. to be overly concerned with small details [v -ED, -ING, -ES]

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fusospirochetal gingivitis
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