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See definition of fussiness on Dictionary.com
  • as infastidiousness
  • as infrippery

synonyms for fussiness

  • care
  • carefulness
  • meticulousness
  • preciseness
  • punctiliousness
  • scrupulousness
  • painstaking
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How to use fussiness in a sentence

But he is a very sincere man; has neither show nor fussiness in him; and practices his duties with a strict, quiet regularity.
OUR CHURCHES AND CHAPELSATTICUS
The Australians, afflicted by our modern nervous fussiness, could not leave Chidley alone.
IMPRESSIONS AND COMMENTSHAVELOCK ELLIS
He had never realized before the fussiness and bad taste of the architecture of this building, which was the heart of Monaco.
THE ENEMIES OF WOMENVICENTE BLASCO IBEZ
They had to assume an indolent attitude in pure opposition to his fussiness.
THE HALF-HEARTEDJOHN BUCHAN
I thought there was the least touch of affectation of fussiness, but it may not be so.
THE LETTERS OF ELIZABETH BARRETT BROWNING, VOLUME IIELIZABETH BARRETT BROWNING
He is constitutionally incapable of the obsequious fussiness that belongs to commercial hospitality.
THINGS SEEN IN SPAINC. GASQUOINE HARTLEY
Still I could not say a word, his fussiness and self-importance overcoming his inquisitiveness.
THE DISCOVERY OF THE SOURCE OF THE NILEJOHN HANNING SPEKE
Ramage has that gift, and his zest never degenerates into the fussiness of many modern travellers.
ALONENORMAN DOUGLAS
"But that is no reason why it should be all," I said to myself, and paid no attention to her little bashful fussiness.
NOT PRETTY, BUT PRECIOUSJOHN HAY, ET AL.
None the less, the distinctive badge of all his tribe was and remained what the Greeks called fussiness (t psophodes).
THE CONFLICT OF RELIGIONS IN THE EARLY ROMAN EMPIRET. R. GLOVER
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO FUSSINESS

  • care
  • carefulness
  • fussiness
  • meticulousness
  • painstaking
  • preciseness
  • punctiliousness
  • scrupulousness
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.