What is another word for fussy?

Pronunciation: [fˈʌsi] (IPA)

The word "fussy" is often used to describe someone who is overly concerned with small details or picky about certain things. Synonyms for "fussy" include fastidious, meticulous, finicky, particular, choosy, and nitpicky. All of these words suggest a level of fussiness or high standards about certain things. "Fastidious" implies a meticulous attention to detail, while "meticulous" suggests a thoroughness and precision. "Finicky" connotes a sense of being both choosy and difficult to please. "Particular" suggests a narrow focus and discerning taste. "Choosy" connotes a sense of being selective, while "nitpicky" suggests a focus on small, trivial details.

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What are the opposite words for fussy?

The word "fussy" means excessively concerned with minor details or trivial aspects. Its antonyms include words like easygoing, carefree, laid-back, relaxed, uncritical, and flexible. These opposing words suggest a person who is comfortable with the way things are and doesn't obsess over perfection. They describe someone who is relaxed, tolerant and open-minded, and generally not easily bothered by minor issues. Being easygoing means taking things in stride, dealing with criticism in a calm, measured way, and not getting worked up over small things. While being fussy can be helpful in certain situations, it's important to be open to new ideas and flexible in our thinking when necessary.

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Usage examples for Fussy

My mother is rather fussy about dinner.
"I Walked in Arden"
Jack Crawford
The fussy little man got out and stamped in the hall, and then disappeared upstairs.
"Fortitude"
Hugh Walpole
I think it will be dreadfully stiff and fussy.
"Ethel Morton at Chautauqua"
Mabell S. C. Smith

Famous quotes with Fussy

  • On the whole, I think women wear too much and are to fussy. You can't see the person for all the clutter.
    Julie Andrews
  • Being a singer now I have to get all fussy... I must have my ginger and lemon and all that.
    Graham Coxon
  • I still get a lot of material but I find that as one gets older you get more fussy. You know you're going spend a year or a year and a half on this and you know there are only so many films in you so you get a little bit more selective.
    Norman Jewison
  • There are people who claim to be instinctive cooks, who never follow recipes or weigh anything at all. All I can say is they're not very fussy about what they eat. For me, cooking is an exact art and not some casual game.
    Delia Smith
  • Fear can be passed on to others and, similar to fear of flying, its smell can be sensed by people in outlandish places or fussy situations. Its apprehension may be nasal or actuated through our brain, our memory or the sensorial spread, and not at the least through a sixth sense. (One could still feel the smell of fear )
    Erik Pevernagie

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