or hand-wring·ing, hand wring·ing
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OTHER WORDS FROM handwringinghandwringer, noun
Example sentences from the Web for handwringing
It would be welcome relief from letting Republican hand-wringing ambivalence drive the immigration debate.
Apparently, despite all the hand-wringing, it still pays to make things in America.
Leftists have done a lot of hand-wringing in recent days, decrying the emergence of an all-powerful rightist coalition.
My initial reaction to this sort of hand-wringing is that it is disingenuous.Daily Beast Debate: Should the Media Leave Grieving Newtown Alone?|The Daily Beast|December 20, 2012|DAILY BEAST
And so now the hand-wringing, second-guessing, and soul-searching begins.GOP Rank and File May Block Leaders’ Plans to Win Latinos With Reform|Laura Colarusso|November 12, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Then after a lot of song-singing and hand-wringing we all went home, tears in every eye and smiles on every mouth.Colonel Crockett's Co-operative Christmas|Rupert Hughes
And how he puts up with that hand-wringing ready-to-cry wife!The Vanishing of Betty Varian|Carolyn Wells
The former was in a helpless state of tears and hand-wringing.Simon the Jester|William J. Locke