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  • noun Plural form of worrywart.

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Examples

  • Generalized anxiety disorder patients are often characterized as "worrywarts," worrying about the future and the past to a problematic degree.

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  • Generalized anxiety disorder patients are often characterized as "worrywarts," worrying about the future and the past to a problematic degree.

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  • Generalized anxiety disorder patients are often characterized as "worrywarts," worrying about the future and the past to a problematic degree.

    PsycPORT.com

  • When this open-interest reading is low, it tends to mean that worrywarts are worrying less, and that volatility traders who thrive on fears for the sector have stepped back.

    Bearish Housing Bets Near 15-Month Low

  • To their credit, the film-makers made great efforts to look after and guide them, but it didn't stop the western worrywarts: Now little Indian children, you are being rewarded for appearing in an international movie hit.

    Call Max Clifford – those Chilean miners need him

  • If there were real evidence that right-wing hyperbole incites violence, the worrywarts wouldn't be relying so heavily on a fantasy about Jared Lee Loughner.

    Jeff Norman: No Known Link Between Right-Wing Rhetoric and Tucson Tragedy

  • Even a fresh supply of U.S. debt and the rebound in commodity prices weren't "enough to keep worrywarts satisfied," said Andrew Wilkinson , senior market analyst at Interactive Brokers, adding that the S&P's Greece downgrade soured financial markets' earlier positive sentiment and brought U.S. government bonds back into favor.

    Anxiety Over Greece Helps Steer Buyers to Treasurys

  • S. government doesn't have a short-run borrowing problem at all, contrary to the fears of the worrywarts.

    Borrowing More at Lower Rates Is No Deficit Solution

  • If there were real evidence that right-wing hyperbole incites violence, the worrywarts wouldn't be relying so heavily on a fantasy about Jared Lee Loughner.

    Jeff Norman: No Known Link Between Right-Wing Rhetoric and Tucson Tragedy

  • Nicholas Carr's "The Shallows: What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains" came out just a few weeks ago and it is easy to feel skeptical of worrywarts agonizing about Americans "wrestling" with too many choices and "coping" with the effects of too much Internet use.

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