handwringer

as in nervous wreck
a person who is inclined to worry opponents of the nuclear power plant were dismissed as a bunch of handwringers who were standing in the way of progress

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“Handwringer.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/handwringer. Accessed 1 Feb. 2023.

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