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fuss

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2 a state of nervous or irritated concern
  • The new parents are always in a fuss over whether the baby is dressed warmly enough.
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4 an expression of dissatisfaction, pain, or resentment
  • None of the employees made a fuss over having to come to work ina snowstorm.
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fuss

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1 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.
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kick up a fuss

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2 to make an exaggerated display of affection or enthusiasm
  • fans fussing over their favorite rock guitarist
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3 to make often peevish criticisms or objections about matters that are minor, unimportant, or irrelevant
  • the picky eater who fusses over the arrangement of food on his plate or who won't eat the rice if it touches the salad
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split hairs

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4 to use flattery or the doing of favors in order to win approval especially from a superior
  • Stop fussing over me and just tell me what you want.
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curry favor, kiss up to

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5 to experience concern or anxiety
  • There is no use in fussing over things that you can't control.
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give a hang (or care a hang), sweat blood

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