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worrywart

someone who worries all the time. Don't be such a worrywart. I'm sorry I'm such a worrywart.
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But for the garden-variety worrywart, the picture is far less gloomy.
For example, worrywarts and busybodies such as the nation's First Lady think that if they tell obese Americans that broccoli is healthier than Cheetos, overweight people will switch to broccoli.
7) Quoted from "Cyber War Worrywarts," blog by Mark Thompson, August 8, 2011, accessed at http://battleland.
Worrywarts and wet blankets will find no asylum in Ridley's eclectic and contagiously buoyant text.
The Democrats went to Denver to make history, but turned instead into worrywarts.
In a time when children, and even house hold pets, swallow Prozac, Reiss revives a neglected diagnosis for worrywarts, wallflowers, daydreamers, pessimists, and eccentrics alike: normal.
To listen to the worrywarts, you'd think positive interest rates would set Japan's economy reeling back toward the dark days of the 1990s.
One recent indicator the worrywarts cite is the Labor Department's latest payroll numbers, which showed American employers were adding employees at the slowest rate since right after the hurricanes last year.
Being portrayed as neurotic worrywarts is an understandable side effect of selling FUD (fear, uncertainty and death), as we have for a long time.
There were worrywarts who thought this actually could be a source of locker-room dissension for the Trojans.
Iraq may not find its Abraham Lincoln, as the worrywarts say.
Meanwhile, the worrywarts over at the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) are raising warning flags about the next generation of workers.
28) However, not everyone shares this loyalty to technological innovation; in every generation, philosophers, ethicists, religious figures, politicians, and professional worrywarts have cited human dignity as a reason to restrict innovation or prohibit it outright.
Because central bankers who want to go to central banker heaven are worrywarts, some of them worry that we've been so successful in bringing inflation down that we might have a problem getting real interest rates low enough to counter a serious recession because the downward limit on nominal interest rates is presumably zero.
Consider the case of the flounder tomato, often cited by vegetarian worrywarts.