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fusses

noun , plural of 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 dared to make a fuss over having to come to work in the huge snowstorm
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fusses

verb , present tense third-person singular of 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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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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4 to use flattery or the doing of favors in order to win approval especially from a superior
  • given to fussing over her father whenever she wants a favor or some ready cash
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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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