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hand–wringing

noun hand–wring·ing \-ˌriŋ-iŋ\

: worried talk or behavior

Full Definition of HAND-WRINGING

:  an overwrought expression of concern or guilt
hand·wring·er noun

First Known Use of HAND-WRINGING

1922

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