Synonyms for fuss

Synonyms for (noun) fuss

Synonyms: stir, ado, hustle, bustle, fuss, flurry

Definition: a rapid active commotion

Similar words: tumult, ruckus, ruction, rumpus, commotion, din

Definition: the act of making a noisy disturbance


Synonyms: bicker, bickering, fuss, spat, squabble, tiff, pettifoggery

Definition: a quarrel about petty points

Similar words: dustup, words, wrangle, quarrel, row, run-in

Definition: an angry dispute

Usage: they had a quarrel; they had words


Synonyms: hassle, fuss, trouble, bother

Definition: an angry disturbance

Usage: he didn't want to make a fuss; they had labor trouble; a spot of bother

Similar words: perturbation, disturbance

Definition: activity that is a malfunction, intrusion, or interruption

Usage: the term `distress' connotes some degree of perturbation and emotional upset; he looked around for the source of the disturbance; there was a disturbance of neural function


Synonyms: fuss, flap, tizzy, dither, pother

Definition: an excited state of agitation

Usage: he was in a dither; there was a terrible flap about the theft

Similar words: agitation

Definition: a mental state of extreme emotional disturbance

Synonyms for (verb) fuss

Synonyms: niggle, fret, fuss

Definition: worry unnecessarily or excessively

Usage: don't fuss too much over the grandchildren--they are quite big now

Similar words: worry

Definition: be worried, concerned, anxious, troubled, or uneasy

Usage: I worry about my job


Synonyms: overprotect, mother, fuss

Definition: care for like a mother

Usage: She fusses over her husband

Similar words: care, give care

Definition: provide care for

Usage: The nurse was caring for the wounded