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 Meanings and Examples of FUSS
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fuss
 n.  angry disturbance; excited state of agitation; needlessly nervous or useless activity; protest; quarrel
Classic Sentence: (46 in 4 pages)
1  You don't make a fuss about things that can't be helped, even if they are disagreeable.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XL
2  I told her the night she fuss let me sleep in her cellar.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLII
3  It's really absurd of Alice Wetherall to make such a fuss about meeting her, when one thinks of what society is coming to.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 4
4  Bjornstam did not fuss over her.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
5  You fuss over Carol Kennicott when she has some crazy theory that we all ought to turn anarchists or live on figs and nuts or something.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
6  But his father made a fuss about it and said he wouldn't give Nick any land if he married me, so he's going to marry Annie Iverson.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: IV
7  I'm not making any fuss over it.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In XVII
8  If I was one of the complaining sort, or ever made any fuss about my ailments, there would be some reason for it.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
9  Yes," says I, "and other times, when things is dull, they fuss with the parlyment; and if everybody don't go just so he whacks their heads off.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV.
10  So don't make no more fuss about it.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVIII.
11  The Councillor imagined it was the cholera that was meant, which people made so much fuss about; and the discourse passed off satisfactorily enough.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE SHOES OF FORTUNE
12  "Come, come," said Andrea, "sheathe your sword, my fine fellow; there is no occasion to make such a fuss, since I give myself up;" and he held out his hands to be manacled.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 98. The Bell and Bottle Tavern.
13  'I'm leaving you my address, in case there's any fuss,' Bazarov remarked casually.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Turgenev
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
14  I hope there will be no fuss, Yevgeny Vassilyitch.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Turgenev
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
15  He would have made such a fuss, I should not have known where to hide my head.
Notes from the Underground By Fyodor Dostoevsky
Get Context   In PART 2: VIII
Example Sentence:
1  No fuss was made in my day if a new writer took from an old one whatever material he found congenial.
2  I don't see what the fuss is about - he seems like a fairly ordinary looking guy to me.
3  There's sure to be a fuss when the owner of the house finds the window's broken.
4  Their strategy for the moment is to hunker down and let the fuss die down.
5  It also made me want to read a Jane Austen novel just to see what the fuss is all about.
6  Stop fussing about; the bus will arrive on time.