‘worrywart’

A worrywart is someone who worries excessively. He worries even when there is no reason to.

Examples: When I went to the library, I ran into that worrywart, Harish. * I hate meeting worrywarts. Ten minutes after being with one, you end up feeling depressed.

Source: ‘Know Your English’ ( The Hindu) – April 24, 2006

 

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