Busy and useless activity
To worry over trifles
To be nervously or uselessly active
To scold or find fault with constantly
They are too young to fly, and the mother bird is making a great fuss about it.
She must at least think she has or surely she wouldn't have shown up after all this time and started a fuss about something that we all settled long time ago.
Rostov lay down again on his bed and thought complacently: "Let him fuss and bustle now, my job's done and I'm lying down--capitally!"
If so, it was strange that so much fuss would be made over the reading of a foreman's will.
"Women's fuss, women's fuss!" said Alpatych.