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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A rapid active commotion; A quarrel about petty points; An angry disturbance; An excited state of agitation v. - Worry unnecessarily or excessively; Care for like a mother.

Usage examples (37)
  • He didn't want to make a fuss
  • Don't fuss too much over the grandchildren--they are quite big now
  • Glenn Greenwald wonders what all the fuss is about.
  • And I was curious to see what all the fuss is about. for more
Tutoring comment
  • If you "fuss" (to worry over minor details) over the "fuzz" (fluffy material) on the two elements you may not be able to "fuse" (to join or to combine) them together.
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