a fuss over nothing

a fuss over nothing

An inordinate amount of stress, concern, frustration, or anger over something that is not actually very important. The senator claimed the outrage over the supposed scandal was all a fuss over nothing. Because I was injured on set, I had to be taken to the emergency room, even though it was just a dislocated thumb. It was a lot of fuss over nothing, but we had to follow company policy.
See also: fuss, nothing, over