nervous Nellie

variants or nervous Nelly
as in nervous wreck
a person who is inclined to worry many new parents are nervous Nellies when it comes to the health of their babies

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“Nervous Nellie.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Jun. 2023.

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