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  Definition of Fuss
  1. a rapid bustling commotion
  2. a quarrel about petty points
  3. an angry disturbance; "he didn''t want to make a fuss"; "they had labor trouble"; "a spot of bother"
  4. an excited state of agitation; "he was in a dither"; "there was a terrible flap about the theft"
  5. worry unnecessarily or excessively; "don''t fuss too much over the grandchildren--they are quite big now"
  6. care for like a mother; "She fusses over her husband"
Similar Words: bustle, hustle, flurry, ado, stir, bicker, bickering, spat, tiff, squabble, pettifoggery, trouble, bother, hassle, dither, pother, tizzy, flap, niggle, fret, mother, overprotect

 

Hyponyms: scruple, dither, flap, pother

 

Derivational Morphology: mother, overprotect, flurry, bustle, bustle about, hustle, quibble, niggle, pettifog, bicker, squabble, brabble, spat, harass, hassle, harry, chivy, chivvy, chevy, chevvy, beset, plague, molest, provoke, trouble, put out, inconvenience, disoblige, discommode, incommode, bother, dither, flap, pother, fret, stew, sweat, lather, swither, tizzy, ado, stir, female parent

 

 
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