nervous wrecks

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plural of nervous wreck
as in nervous Nellies
a person who is inclined to worry Between her upcoming deadlines and a baby on the way, Nellie is a nervous wreck.

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“Nervous wrecks.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/nervous%20wrecks. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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