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Unimportant MattersPlay
Use 'fuss' when referring to excessive concern over trivial issues. SlideHe always creates a fuss about which socks to wear.
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Not Often PraisePlay
'Fuss' usually implies annoyance or negativity, not usually positive excitement. SlideHer constant fuss about the decorations agitated everyone.
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Negative Reaction LikelyPlay
When someone 'makes a fuss', it can prompt irritation in others. SlideThe customer made such a fuss that the manager was called.