HyperDic: fussiness

English > 2 senses of the word fussiness:
NOUNfeelingfussiness, irritability, crossness, fretfulness, peevishness, petulance, choleran irritable petulant feeling
attributefussinessunnecessary elaborateness / elaborateness in details
English > fussiness: 2 senses > noun 1, feeling
MeaningAn irritable petulant feeling.
Synonymsirritability, crossness, fretfulness, peevishness, petulance, choler
NarrowerpetA fit of petulance or sulkiness (especially at what is felt to be a slight)
testiness, touchiness, tetchinessFeeling easily irritated
Broaderill humor, ill humour, distemperAn angry and disagreeable mood
Spanishcólera, furia
Catalancòlera, fúria
Adjectivesfussyannoyed and irritable
English > fussiness: 2 senses > noun 2, attribute
Meaningunnecessary elaborateness / elaborateness in details.
Broaderornateness, elaboratenessAn ornate appearance
Adjectivesfussyovercrowded or cluttered with detail
fussyexacting especially about details

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