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synonyms for fusses

  • 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

antonyms for fusses

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

He fusses, fumes, finds fault, and scolds because everything is not perfect in an imperfect world.
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Fike, bustles, fusses: still in dialectic use in the northern counties and Scotland.
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Even in this volume he fusses too much about the De Guérins.
RES JUDICATAUGUSTINE BIRRELL
He worries and fusses; he “nags,” as we used to say at school; and, when mother and I are quite worn out, his triumph is assured.
A BUNDLE OF LETTERSHENRY JAMES
Your father gets so alarmed, and fidgets and fusses, if he thinks that there is anything the matter with you.
A BOOK OF GHOSTSSABINE BARING-GOULD
Nothing in the world is sweeter than the sleep the toiler finds, while the ravening moskeeter fusses at the window blinds.
UNCLE WALT [WALT MASON]WALT MASON
When Izzy comes out once a week to take me to a show, how he fusses and fusses you hear for yourselves.
JUST AROUND THE CORNERFANNIE HURST
Put those things away and hang 'em in their right places, there's a good girl, or it fusses Mr. Flushin'.
THE VOYAGE OUTVIRGINIA WOOLF
These are signs of a man who thinks much of trifles; one who fusses over small matters.
DEMOCRACY AN AMERICAN NOVELHENRY ADAMS
And the fusses he makes about money—comes to me, well, pretty near crying, with sheets of paper and figgers.
THE PLATTNER STORY AND OTHERSH. G. WELLS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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