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Noun
A display of unnecessary or excessive excitement, activity, or interest
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“The 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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A procedure or action that is elaborate, complex or difficult
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“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.”
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A protest or dispute of a specified degree or kind
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“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.”
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An unnecessary extra feature or embellishment
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A (controversial) topic or subject, or the act of discussing said topic or subject
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Notice or attention given to someone or something by the media
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(often follows "pet") A personal dislike or source of irritation
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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 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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Show unnecessary or excessive concern about something
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“She fussed about getting me a drink.”
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Busy oneself restlessly
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“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.”
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To complain or express discontent in a wearisome manner
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To speak or write about with great enthusiasm or admiration
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To seek favor from by fawning, servile behavior
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To disturb or bother (someone)
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“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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Be constantly or visibly anxious
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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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