fuss´i|ness

fuss´i|ness
fuss|y «FUHS ee», adjective, fuss|i|er, fuss|i|est.
1. a) hard to please; hard to satisfy; very particular: »

A sick person is likely to be fussy about his food; nothing suits him.

b) moving and acting with fuss; habitually busy about trifles.
2. much trimmed; elaborately made: »

Some girls like fussy dresses with many bows and much lace.

3. full of details; requiring much care: »

a fussy job.

fuss´i|ly, adverb.
fuss´i|ness, noun.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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