Definitions

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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of fuss.
  • adjective UK, usually in the negative bothered.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • "fussed" -- either by an excess of company and of help, or by some private source of discontent and disequilibrium.

    Bertram Cope's Year

  • Anyway, Devine soothes us, Pakistani officials also "fussed" in response to a recent uptick in Predator drone attacks.

    Barry Eisler: The Definition of Insanity

  • Anyway, Devine soothes us, Pakistani officials also "fussed" in response to a recent uptick in Predator drone attacks.

    Barry Eisler: The Definition of Insanity

  • Anyway, Devine soothes us, Pakistani officials also "fussed" in response to a recent uptick in Predator drone attacks.

    Barry Eisler: The Definition of Insanity

  • I have been feeling "fussed" as my grandmother would put it -- worried he will be laid off and worried about the time pursuing yet another degree will take away from our family (we have two sons who are nearing adolescence and really need their Dad's time and attention).

    The Gentle Approach to Homemaking

  • Anyway, Devine soothes us, Pakistani officials also "fussed" in response to a recent uptick in Predator drone attacks.

    Barry Eisler: The Definition of Insanity

  • I mean, I do remember when -- and it was the only time that Diane kind of fussed at me -- no, no, no, no, it was in a good way.

    CNN Transcript Jun 18, 2002

  • "This Sally is nothing but a yawning cavity walking on hollow stilts," declared Nell, who "fussed" good-naturedly, just as her father did.

    The Campfire Girls of Roselawn Or, a Strange Message from the Air

  • Like the great automaton it was, it had scented the human beings just as the bull had scented them, "fussed" just as he had fussed, charged as he had charged, and died as he had died.

    The Pools of Silence

  • Howe would have described as "fussed," one most unusual for him.

    Mary-'Gusta

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