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synonyms for fuss

  • commotion
  • confusion
  • controversy
  • excitement
  • flap
  • furor
  • hassle
  • ruckus
  • stink
  • ado
  • agitation
  • altercation
  • argument
  • bickering
  • bother
  • broil
  • bustle
  • complaint
  • difficulty
  • display
  • dispute
  • fight
  • flurry
  • flutter
  • fret
  • objection
  • palaver
  • perturbation
  • quarrel
  • row
  • scene
  • squabble
  • stew
  • stir
  • storm
  • to-do
  • turmoil
  • unrest
  • upset
  • worry
  • falling-out
  • kick-up
  • wingding
See also synonyms for: fusses
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antonyms for fuss

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  • agreement
  • calm
  • calmness
  • peace
  • quiet
  • concurrence
  • ease
  • happiness
  • harmony
  • rest
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How to use fuss in a sentence

Patrick Henry’s cheer situation highlights the pressure some parents have felt to keep their kids involved in youth sports during the pandemic – and to not raise a fuss or ask if they meet local health and safety orders.
SCHOOL SPORTS BECAME ‘CLUBS’ AMID THE PANDEMIC – NOW TWO COACHES ARE OUTASHLY MCGLONESEPTEMBER 17, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
If you’re looking for reliable reading aids without the fuss, consider these ultra classic picks.
BEDSIDE TABLE LAMPS TO BRIGHTEN YOUR SLEEP SPACEPOPSCI COMMERCE TEAMSEPTEMBER 15, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
Combined with its container that holds up to 17 spent capsules at a time, this machine is fine-tuned for maximum efficiency with minimal fuss.
THE BEST QUICK-BREW COFFEE MACHINESPOPSCI COMMERCE TEAMSEPTEMBER 10, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
If Gloria and Lawson-Remer both win, Ikhrata opponents on the board could raise a fuss, but couldn’t hope to defeat his plan.
POLITICS REPORT: WHO WILL GET THE MIDWAY ROSE?SCOTT LEWIS AND ANDREW KEATTSAUGUST 15, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
In other words, despite the slew of advertisers that made a fuss about pulling their ads, Facebook’s ad business will continue to thrive — even as some of its biggest advertisers keep away.
AS THE FACEBOOK BOYCOTT ENDS, BRAND ADVERTISERS ARE SPLIT ON WHAT HAPPENS NEXT WITH THEIR MARKETING BUDGETSSEB JOSEPHAUGUST 3, 2020DIGIDAY
I'm getting rather bored, you know, Georgie, with the fuss people make in town.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
I knowed, a-course, that I could go kick up a fuss when Simpson stopped by his office on his trip back from Goldstone.
ALEC LLOYD, COWPUNCHERELEANOR GATES
"Better stop making a fuss, first off," growled another masculine voice, and again Betty giggled nervously.
THE OUTDOOR GIRLS IN THE SADDLELAURA LEE HOPE
Sure, when you come to think of it, a king is no more than any other man, only for all the fuss that does be made about him.
THE WHALE AND THE GRASSHOPPERSEUMAS O'BRIEN
I remember the fuss they made about it in the society papers—fulsome, sickenin' sort of hog-wash they wrote.
A BUTTERFLY ON THE WHEELCYRIL ARTHUR EDWARD RANGER GULL
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WORDS RELATED TO FUSS

  • argument
  • beef
  • bickering
  • blowup
  • bone of contention
  • brawl
  • brush
  • combat
  • contest
  • controversy
  • dispute
  • embroilment
  • flap
  • fracas
  • fuss
  • go
  • hassle
  • quarrel
  • row
  • rumble
  • run-in
  • set-to
  • squabbling
  • tiff
  • words
  • wrangle
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