Definition of fussiness:
difficulty (part of speech: noun)
- vigilance (part of speech: noun)
- fastidiousness (part of speech: noun)
Over the clams and the potatoes and the steaming kettles he hovered with a kind of slow patience,- in a smaller man it would have been fussiness,- and when the fragrant chowder was done he dipped it out with careful hand.- "Uncle William The Man Who Was Shif'less", Jennette Lee.
- "Edison, His Life and Inventions", Frank Lewis Dyer and Thomas Commerford Martin.
- "Promenades of an Impressionist", James Huneker.