un·​fussed-over ˌən-ˈfəst-ˌō-vər How to pronounce unfussed-over (audio)
: not given undue attention especially with regard to details : not fussed over (see fuss entry 2 sense 1a)
… I thought of the cakes my own grandmother had made, the unfussed-over cakes that despite, or maybe even because of, their simplicity, hold a place in my affections all these years later.Dorie Greenspan
The film has a modest, unfussed-over feel, and a sense of place that's at once familiar and alienating …David Edelstein

Word History

First Known Use

1968, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of unfussed-over was in 1968

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Cite this Entry

“Unfussed-over.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unfussed-over. Accessed 26 Feb. 2024.

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