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Fussy

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Adjective

2. busy, fussy

overcrowded or cluttered with detail

Example Sentences:
'a busy painting'
'a fussy design'

3. finical, finicky, fussy, particular, picky

exacting especially about details

Example Sentences:
'a finicky eater'
'fussy about clothes'
'very particular about how her food was prepared'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


Fussy

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adjectiveWord forms: fussier or fussiest
1. 
inclined to fuss over minor points
2. 
very particular about detail
3. 
characterized by overelaborate detail
the furniture was too fussy to be elegant

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Fussy

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adjectiveWord forms: ˈfussier or ˈfussiest
1. 
a. 
habitually fussing; bustling about or worrying over trifles
b. 
overly exacting and hard to please
c. 
whining, fretting, etc., as a baby
2. 
showing or needing careful attention
3. 
full of unnecessary details

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Fussy

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adj. fuss·i·er, fuss·i·est
1. Easily upset; given to bouts of ill temper: a fussy baby.
2. Paying great or excessive attention to personal tastes and appearance; fastidious: He was always fussy about clothes.
3. Calling for or requiring great attention to sometimes trivial details: a fussy actuarial problem.
4. Full of superfluous details: "It can indeed be fussy, filling with ornament what should be empty space" (H.D.F. Kitto).

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