1. display (of) excessive excitement, activity, or interest
don't cause a fuss
'A fuss' is a noun describing excessive attention, activity or interest in something or someone. You can 'make a fuss' by behaving in a way which draws attention to something or someone or in a way that makes them feel special. Saying 'I don't want a fuss' is another way of saying 'I don't want any special treatment.' You will hear this used more often in social than professional situations.