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fuss

noun (TOO MUCH OF A FEELING)    /fʌs/
C1 [S or U] a show of anger, worry, or excitement that is unnecessary or greater than the situation deserves: She made such a fuss when Richard spilled a drop of wine on her blouse! It's all a fuss about nothing. I don't see what the fuss is about - he seems like a fairly ordinary looking guy to me. We tried to arrange a ceremony with as little fuss as possible.Anger and displeasure make a fuss of/over sb to give someone a lot of attention and treat them well: She doesn't see her grandchildren very often so she makes a real fuss of them when she does.Treating someone well
(Definition of fuss noun (TOO MUCH OF A FEELING) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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