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Noun
A display of unnecessary or excessive excitement, activity, or interest
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“Management accepted the payment, wanting to resolve the matter without excess fuss before the guests checked out.”
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A state of nervous excitement or confusion
“When I got to Mr. Palmer's, I found Charlotte quite in a fuss about the child.”
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Trouble, bother or inconvenience caused by something or someone
“The office move had caused quite a bit of fuss among staff at the time.”
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Effort that is expended on a task or action
“We had to change our booking several times, and it was all accomplished with a minimum of fuss.”
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A protest or complaint of a specified degree or kind
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“If I kick up a fuss about his random compliments on my looks, he turns it back on me and acts like I'm paranoid and oversensitive.”
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An argument or disagreement between two parties
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“Friar Lawrence thinks if the two get married, it will end the fuss between the two families.”
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Notice or attention given to someone or something by the media
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Media attention or elaborate ceremony
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The occurrence of dangerous or exciting things
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An event marked by excitement
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Coverage in media
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The state or quality of being nervous
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Celebrated case
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The actions of a pettifogger
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The ritual observances and procedures required or performed at grand and formal occasions
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A decorative detail or feature added to something to make it more attractive
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The process or art of decorating something
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A loud, inarticulate shout or scream expressing a powerful feeling or emotion
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An issue generating a significant amount of coverage and discussion
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Calls to prove or justify something
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To show, feel, or cause to feel, concern or worry
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“I think by this time, the Duke will have found out that he need not fuss himself about my accommodation.”
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To complain or express discontent in a wearisome manner
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“If she wants to fuss about her food, that's fine by me.”
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To disturb or bother (someone)
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“I guess this is clean enough that Mrs. Bowley won't fuss me on Monday.”
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To fawningly attend to the needs of
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“In the background, the clowns continued to fuss over their boss.”
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To speak or write about with great enthusiasm or admiration
“The media would subsequently fuss over his speech, dubbing it powerful and inspirational at the same time.”
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To move in an energetic and busy manner
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“It is quite impossible to keep floors tidy where newspapers are being printed, because when scarcely time is allowed to print them, there is no time to fuss about the place with brooms and waste-paper baskets.”
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To be anxious or concerned about something in particular
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Make small movements, especially of the hands and feet, through nervousness or impatience
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To spend time improving one's appearance, often in front of a mirror
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Cluck or chuckle
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Become or make annoyed or impatient because of a restriction or inconvenience
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To treat with great care, attention or indulgence
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To feel emotionally upset
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