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A display of unnecessary or excessive excitement, activity, or interest
“The management accepted the payment wanting to resolve the matter without excess fuss before the guests checked out.”
Elaborate or complex procedures; trouble or difficulty
“The 29-year-old has slotted into Anderson's team with a minimum of fuss after eight months out of football with an Achilles injury.”
A protest or dispute of a specified degree or kind
“His analysis is that British socialism took a wrong turn in the 1940s, and that the fuss between private and public sector has no place in a party concerned about the ordinary person.”
Show unnecessary or excessive concern about something
“She fussed about getting me a drink.”
Busy oneself restlessly
“You can fuss a little with the lunge whip to move the horse forward but the most important driving aid or pressure is the position of your primary line.”
To express dissatisfaction, pain, or resentment usually tiresomely
“… the eldest daughter is always fussing that she gets stuck with all the chores around the house.”
To make an exaggerated display of affection or enthusiasm
“… fans fussing over their favorite rock guitarist.”
To use flattery or the doing of favors in order to win approval especially from a superior
“… given to fussing over her father whenever she wants a favor or some ready cash.”
“It does not fuss me one way or tother, but if they are truly confidential I will want them uplifted and removed.”
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