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Synonyms for fuss

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. fuss

    stir, excitement, tumult, worry, ado, bustle, flurry, fidget

    quiet, peace, sedateness, tranquillity, composure, calm

Princeton's WordNet

  1. dither, pother, fuss, tizzy, flapnoun

    an excited state of agitation

    "he was in a dither"; "there was a terrible flap about the theft"

    fluttering, flapping, squabble, dither, pettifoggery, hustle, flap, bicker, flutter, tiff, hassle, stir, flurry, bother, ado, tizzy, bustle, pother, trouble, spat, flaps, bickering

  2. fuss, trouble, bother, hasslenoun

    an angry disturbance

    "he didn't want to make a fuss"; "they had labor trouble"; "a spot of bother"

    pain in the ass, problem, squabble, dither, pettifoggery, hustle, botheration, flap, bicker, tiff, difficulty, hassle, stir, flurry, dogfight, rough-and-tumble, bother, ado, infliction, tizzy, pain, bustle, pother, trouble, spat, annoyance, worry, scuffle, bickering, pain in the neck, tussle

  3. bicker, bickering, spat, tiff, squabble, pettifoggery, fussnoun

    a quarrel about petty points

    squabble, dither, pettifoggery, hustle, flap, bicker, tiff, hassle, stir, flurry, bother, ado, tizzy, bustle, pother, gaiter, trouble, spat, bickering

  4. bustle, hustle, flurry, ado, fuss, stirverb

    a rapid active commotion

    confidence game, bunco, snow flurry, tizzy, dither, bickering, hustle, squabble, flap, bicker, bunko, confidence trick, spat, tiff, hassle, stir, flurry, bunko game, con game, gyp, ado, pettifoggery, pother, bustle, bunco game, trouble, con, sting, splash, flimflam, bother

  5. fuss, niggle, fretverb

    worry unnecessarily or excessively

    "don't fuss too much over the grandchildren--they are quite big now"

    squabble, fret, rankle, pettifog, gag, quibble, mother, chafe, erode, eat into, brabble, eat away, scratch, bicker, grate, gall, choke, niggle, overprotect, fray, rub

  6. mother, fuss, overprotectverb

    care for like a mother

    "She fusses over her husband"

    get, overprotect, father, niggle, fret, mother, sire, bring forth, beget, engender, generate

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. fussnoun

    [Colloquial.] ado, bustle, fidget, hurry, worry, flurry, stir, excitement, agitation, PUCKER, much ado about trifles, or about nothing

  2. fussverb

    [Colloquial.] bustle, be in a fidget, be in a stew, be in a pucker, make much ado about trifles or about nothing

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. fussnoun

    ado, bustle, to-do, pother, agitation, excitement

  2. fussverb

    pother, fume, fret, disturb, annoy, bother

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "fuss":

    uproar, noise, racket, scandal, commotion, agitation, ado

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How to use fuss in a sentence?

  1. Ian McKellen:

    For people to complain about it and say they don't want children to see it is absolute rubbish, i know people who don't like gay people and make a fuss. It's a very small moment in the movie, no one should get too excited.

  2. Dale Breunig:

    They made quite a fuss over me.

  3. Lisa Leslie:

    What we were told, and again this is all sort of passed along through hearsay, but what we were told was to not make a big fuss about it so that they could not use Brittney Griner as a pawn, so to speak, in this situation, in the war, to make it like it's not that important or don't make it where we're like,' Free Brittney Griner,' and we start this campaign and then it becomes something that they can use.

  4. Steve Parsons-Pool -RRB- Sean:

    He feels that should be reinstated and his position recognized and respected, but very quietly and without fuss, he personally rescinded the kind gesture from the queen so as not to create… a bad feeling amongst his family members. After all, this was a huge event for Camilla who as the Duchess of Cornwall was installed as a Royal Lady of the Order of the Garter.

  5. President Tayyip Erdogan:

    But, I am announcing it here for the first time: We captured his wife and didn't make a fuss like them. Similarly, we also captured his sister and brother in law in Syria.

Translations for fuss

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  • rebombori, gatzara, cridòria, brogit, aldarullCatalan, Valencian
  • ffwdanWelsh
  • Lärm, Wirbel, AufstandGerman
  • φασαρία, χαϊδεύω, ανησυχώ, αναμπουμπούλα, αναταραχή, σαματάς, αναστάτωση, πειράζωGreek
  • fandango, escándalo, jaleoSpanish
  • touhu, hössötys, touhuta, touhuaminen, meteli, hiplata, touhottaa, hellitellä, tohista, silitellä, ihastelu, metakka, vouhotus, hössöttää, helliä, hämminki, touhotus, tohinaFinnish
  • tapageFrench
  • trambusto, daffare, scalpore, agitarsi, rumore, scalmanarsi, entusiasmo, chiasso, scocciare, baccano, affannarsi, confusione, seccareItalian
  • utiuti, amuamu, kōamuamuMāori
  • rebuliço, reclamação, bagunça, confusão, fuzuê, auê, barulhoPortuguese
  • foi, fâțâi, freamăt, agita, frământa, entuziasm, zgomot, frământare, agitație, gălăgie, indispozițieRomanian
  • суматоха, суетиться, суетаRussian
  • telaş, yaygara, velveleTurkish
  • 小題大作Chinese

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