Adjective "fussed" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/fʌst/

Definitions and examples

adjective

(of a person) feeling concern, distress, or annoyance; having strong feelings about something.
  1. 'We're not fussed about whether each bedroom has the same number of electric sockets and chairs, or what sort of cutlery is in the restaurant.'
  2. 'They were not that fussed about the District Court rule which required you to name the statute, but you had to have all the facts that would ground an action under section 34.'
  3. 'And I'm sure any seasoned diver will agree that if you're going down, you can't afford to be too fussed about what ends up in your mouth.'
  4. 'If the insured has a good claim against the insurer, we are not fussed about 54 at all.'
  5. 'We've never been fussed about what people think of us, so awards like that don't matter to us'
  6. 'As a non-lawyer who isn't ideologically wedded to either party in the republican debate, I'm really not fussed either way.'
  7. 'It's about the only part of it that I'm particularly fussed about.'
  8. 'And they're not fussed about where it comes from.'
  9. 'I'm not fussed if it's a UK one or one abroad - I may give a little bit to one of each.'
  10. 'When London beckoned me back, I was too busy working (and establishing a life in the city) to be fussed with lessons.'

Definitions

1. an excessive display of anxious attention or activity; needless or useless bustle: They made a fuss over the new baby.

2. an argument or noisy dispute: They had a fuss about who should wash dishes.

3. a complaint or protest, especially about something relatively unimportant. verb (used without object)

4. to make a fuss; make much ado about trifles: You'll never finish the job if you fuss over details.

5. to complain especially about something relatively unimportant. |-

More examples(as adjective)

"ups can be fussed."

"carousels can be fussed."

Origin

(fuss)