Definition of Fussiness

1. Noun. An irritable petulant feeling.




2. Noun. Unnecessary elaborateness in details.
Generic synonyms: Elaborateness, Ornateness
Derivative terms: Fussy, Fussy

Definition of Fussiness

1. n. The quality of being fussy.

Definition of Fussiness

1. Noun. The state of being fussy. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Fussiness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fussiness

fusospirochetal disease
fusospirochetal gingivitis
fusospirochetal stomatitis
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fussiest
fussily
fussiness (current term)
fussinesses
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fust
fustanella
fustanellas
fusted
fusterclucks

Literary usage of Fussiness

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1. The Apostolic Fathers by Ignatius, Polycarp, Hermas, Kirsopp Lake (1917)
"So then I think that you have learnt sufficiently that the Christians do rightly in abstaining from the general silliness and deceit and fussiness and pride ..."

2. Memoirs of Constant, the Emperor Napoleon's Head Valet: Containing Details by Louis Constant Wairy, Louis Constant Wairy Constant, Percy Pinkerton (1896)
"... kind thought of me—Madame Saint- Hilaire is upset—Her fussiness and the Empress's simplicity. IT is here that my diary of our journey to Mayence should ..."

3. Through Asiatic Turkey: Narrative of a Journey from Bombay to the Bosphorus by Grattan Geary (1878)
"sha—-The Persian Consul—A complicated case—The French Consul—fussiness of some Consuls of that nation—A remarkable incident—The shrine at ..."

4. The Woman's Athenæum (1912)
"ETIQUETTE, fussiness AND GOOD BREEDING To BE fussy about trifles, to gauge one's own refinement or that of others by specific acts or omissions ia always ..."

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