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synonyms for fussy

  • choosy
  • conscientious
  • discriminating
  • finicky
  • scrupulous
  • squeamish
  • careful
  • conscionable
  • dainty
  • difficult
  • exact
  • exacting
  • fastidious
  • finical
  • fretful
  • fuddy-duddy
  • hard to please
  • heedful
  • nit-picking
  • overfastidious
  • painstaking
  • persnickety
  • picky
  • picky-picky
  • punctilious
  • punctual
  • querulous
  • stickling
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antonyms for fussy

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  • careless
  • uncritical
  • unscrupulous
  • undemanding
  • unfussy
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How to use fussy in a sentence

Like some of the other prizes here, this legacy from when Azerbaijan was under Soviet rule is fussy going for the baker.
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Toddlers want to touch and push and pull, but they can get easily frustrated if something is too technical or fussy.
TOYS AND SCIENCE GIFTS FOR KIDS OF ALL AGESPOPSCI COMMERCE TEAMFEBRUARY 18, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
The best science gifts for kids over $50 will be educational, well made, not overly complicated and fussy, and allow for many hours of play and use.
TOYS AND SCIENCE GIFTS FOR KIDS OF ALL AGESPOPSCI COMMERCE TEAMFEBRUARY 18, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
One day as we were going out for breakfast, she was extremely irritable and fussy that morning.
HOW TO FIND FREEDOM FROM GRIEFJASMINE GRANTJANUARY 7, 2021ESSENCE.COM
Of its options, she says Philodendron bipennifolium and Rhaphidophora tetrasperma aren’t “super fussy.”
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Farewell, too, energetic and laborious dancer, my partner's middle-aged fussy cousin!
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 67, NUMBER 414, APRIL, 1850VARIOUS
"I don't know," he muttered in the face of a fussy little woman, who jumped aside to let him pass.
SINISTER STREET, VOL. 1COMPTON MACKENZIE
We could get along with her all right; sometimes she is splendid, even if she is so fussy.
TABITHA AT IVY HALLRUTH ALBERTA BROWN
By calling fussy little strikes often enough I could have kept the profits close to the zero mark.
THE IRON PUDDLERJAMES J. DAVIS
I wish my wife was not so fussy, though that is a kind of thing, Lady Eustace, that one has to expect from young wives.
THE PRIME MINISTERANTHONY TROLLOPE
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WORDS RELATED TO FUSSY

  • fastidious
  • fussy
  • meticulous
  • nitpicking
  • particular
  • persnickety
  • picky
  • stickling
  • complete
  • diligent
  • exact
  • exacting
  • faithful
  • fastidious
  • fussy
  • hanging in
  • heart and soul into
  • heedful
  • meticulous
  • minding p's and q's
  • painstaking
  • particular
  • playing safe
  • punctilious
  • punctual
  • reliable
  • tough
  • walking on eggs
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