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Synonyms for fuss

Synonyms for fuss

busy and useless activity


needless trouble

to worry over trifles

to be nervously or uselessly active

fuss at: to scold or find fault with constantly

Synonyms for fuss

an excited state of agitation

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an angry disturbance

a rapid active commotion

worry unnecessarily or excessively

care for like a mother

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Outcomes included daily duration of crying or fussing at one month, sleep duration, mother's mental health, family and infant quality of life.
Writing in the online British Medical Journal, a team from the University of Melbourne and the city's Royal Children's Hospital said probiotics "did not reduce crying or fussing in infants with colic, nor was it effective in improving infant sleep, maternal mental health, family or infant functioning, or quality of life".
Ill advised practices and beliefs have become commonplace, such as the use of infant formula, the isolation of infants in their own rooms, or the belief that responding too quickly to a fussing baby will 'spoil' it," Narvaez says in a statement.
They're still fussing about Shoeless Joe Jackson and the Black Sox, Eight Men Out, 88 years on.
IN APRIL, with just weeks left to go before hurricane season, President Bush and Congress were still fussing about how much funding to give New Orleans for reconstructing levees.
There are approximately ten different foods that consistently cause a baby discomfort and by eliminating them from her own diet, a breastfeeding mother can discover that her baby will usually stop fussing and crying within a week.
It was my birthday on Monday, but I knew the Man-in-Charge was working (and on call in the evening) so I didn't expect much fussing there.
Your fussing reinforces his fear by providing a reward.
The small, clip-on keyboard allows users to quickly and easily enter information without fussing with Graffiti or bulky keyboard attachments.
He would much rather have us fussing and fighting with each other, all divided up.