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Synonyms for fussiness

unnecessary elaborateness in details

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The app helps explain the science behind children's eating behaviour, allows parents to assess and monitor their own and their child's responses around food and mealtimes, and provides strategies to address fussiness in a positive way.
The waste is caused by poor infrastructure and storage facilities, over-strict sell-by dates, "get-one-free" offers, and consumer fussiness, according to the Institution of Mechanical Engineers.
It also has a carbohydrate blend with 30% lactose for fussiness and gas in infants with lactose intolerance.
True, also, that the Phil''s approach to Beethoven has changed considerably over the intervening 40 years: it is now much brighter and more concise, free of fussiness and the sort of reverential worthiness which could slow things to a drone, sounding like a dusty needle on an old gramophone.
The Evos may have more surface fussiness than is absolutely necessary, but overall it's very pleasant--even beautiful from some angles--so any available future variations will be something to celebrate.
If your dinner table turns into a battlefield at the kids' mealtimes, author Elizabeth Pantley explains how to end frustrating fussiness through her No-Cry Picky Eater Solution IF YOUR child is faddy with food, you're not alone - nearly 85% of parents say they have a child who is or has been a picky eater.
Parents also reported more irritability, fussiness, and loss of appetite in children given the malaria vaccine.
However, not even the end-to-end hijinks of the Fiji-Namibia clash could completely dissipate the feeling that Bryce Lawrence, who refereed England-Argentina, had with his zealous fussiness spoiled a tense encounter by officiating to the letter of the law rather than its spirit.
Some 300 photos of 40 homes showcase a style popular in the United States beginning in the late 1800s, adopted as a reaction against Victorian fussiness.
Other light touches grace the offbeat friendship between these pompous men, like their childish penchant for drawing male genitalia and their fussiness as they travel in Europe.
The way I see it, as our dog-training skills increased, so did our fussiness about performance and we were not so easily satisfied.
Wang recommended that parents be made aware that particularly in children without language skills, gastrointestinal discomfort may explain behavior changes or fussiness.
From nine months old, as your baby gets more used to eating, it's important to offer a range of different foods to give your baby all the vitamins and minerals they need and to help avoid fussiness later.
However, two of the referees were known for their fussiness.
One possibility is that these mothers have a lower tolerance for crying or fussiness in their babies and offer them a bottle as well as the breast to quiet them.